US Con -Starr, John Farson - U.S. Congressman, NJ

John Farson Starr:
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Born: March 25, 1818
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Birthplace: Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Father: Moses Starr 1774 – 1843
(Buried: Friends Western Burial Ground Philadelphia Pennsylvania)
Mother: Sarah Williams 1798 – 1881
1st​ Wife: Emily C. Whitt 1826 – 1874
Married: May 25, 1845 in Kensington Pennsylvania
2nd​ Wife: Matilda J. Whitt 1838 – 1921
Married: October 17, 1876 in Camden New Jersey

Children:
John H. Starr 1845 – 1892
John Farson Starr Jr. 1846 – 1908
Jacob Whitt Starr 1849 – 1865
Emily Whitt Starr String 1852 – 1926
(Buried: Rosedale Cemetery Orange New Jersey)
William Lafferty Starr 1855 – 1856
Frank Lincoln Starr 1865 –

Political Party: Republican Party
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Religion:
Presbyterian

Occupation before War:
One of the founders of Camden New Jersey Iron Works
Mercantile Businessman in Camden New Jersey
President of First National Bank of Camden New Jersey for 30 years.

Civil War Career:
President of First National Bank of Camden New Jersey for 30 years.
1863 – 1867: United States Congressman from New Jersey
1863 – 1865: Member of House Manufactures Committee
1865: Voted in support of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution.
1863 – 1867: Member of House Public Buildings and Grounds Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Territories Committee

Occupation after War:
President of First National Bank of Camden New Jersey for 30 years.
1863 – 1867: United States Congressman from New Jersey
1863 – 1867: Member of House Public Buildings and Grounds Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Territories Committee
1866: Unsuccessful Candidate for renomination for U.S. Congress.
Held business interest with West Jersey Ferry Company
Active member of Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Camden.

Died: August 9, 1904
Place of Death: Atlantic City New Jersey
Age at time of Death: 86 years old
Burial Place: Harleigh Cemetery Camden New Jersey
 
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