James Nelson Pidcock

James Nelson Pidcock

Birth
Whitehouse, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
Death 17 Dec 1899 (aged 63)
Whitehouse Station, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Lebanon, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7790934 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Whitehouse, New Jersey, he was educated in civil engineering who engaged in agricultural livestock pursuits, (1850-57). Entering politics, he was a member of the New Jersey State Senate (1877-80) and a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1884. In 1885, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses, serving until 1889. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he built the Georgia Northern Railroad, owned large timber mills and served as president of the board of managers of the New Jersey State Hospital for the Insane, (1891-96). He died age 63 at Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 23 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7790934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Nelson Pidcock (8 Feb 1836–17 Dec 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7790934, citing New Lebanon Reformed Church Cemetery, Lebanon, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .