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 John Van Dyke

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John Van Dyke

Birth
Lamington, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 24 Dec 1878 (aged 71)
Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 7893161 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced to practice law in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He was prosecuting Attorney of Middlesex County in 1841, president of the Bank of New Jersey and Mayor of New Brunswick, (1846-47). In 1847, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses, serving until 1851. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1856 and a judge of the New Jersey Supreme Court, (1859-66). Moving to Minnesota in 1868, he was a member of the Minnesota State Senate, (1872-73) and judge of the third judicial district of Minnesota, from 1873, until his death at age 71.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7893161
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7893161/john-van_dyke : accessed ), memorial page for John Van Dyke (3 Apr 1807–24 Dec 1878), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7893161, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .