John Thompson Nixon

John Thompson Nixon

Birth
Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Death 29 Sep 1889 (aged 69)
Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6939837 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Princeton College in 1841, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced the practice of law in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He was a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, (1848-50) and elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses, serving (1859-63). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was appointed United States Judge for the District of New Jersey, in 1870, serving until his death at age 69.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 19 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6939837
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thompson Nixon (31 Aug 1820–29 Sep 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6939837, citing Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .