James Giles Hampton

James Giles Hampton

Birth
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Death 22 Sep 1861 (aged 47)
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6940096 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Princeton College in 1835, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1839 and commenced to practice law in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He was collector for the Port of Bridgeton, (1841-44), elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses, serving (1845-49). After leaving Congress, he was solicitor of the board of chosen freeholders of Cumberland County, in 1852 and resumed the practice of law until his death at age 47.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 19 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6940096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Giles Hampton (13 Jun 1814–22 Sep 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6940096, citing Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .