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Garnett Bowditch Adrain

  • Birth 15 Dec 1815 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 17 Aug 1878 New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 7737955

US Congressman. The son of prominent 19th century mathematician Robert Adrain, he was elected as a Democrat to represent New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1861. After serving two terms, and being a vocal opponent of secession, he declined to run for a third term, and was succeeded by Congressman William G. Steele for the seat.

Bio by: Teresa L. Watson


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  • Originally Created by: Teresa L. Watson
  • Added: 5 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7737955
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Garnett Bowditch Adrain (15 Dec 1815–17 Aug 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7737955, citing Van Liew Cemetery, New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .