US Con -Stockton, John Potter Sr. - U.S. Senator, NJ

John Potter Stockton Sr.:
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Born: August 2, 1826
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Birthplace: Princeton New Jersey
Father: US Senator Robert Field Stockton 1795 – 1866
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)
Mother: Harriet Maria Potter 1801 – 1862
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)

Wife: Sarah Marks 1829 – 1887
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)

Children:
Robert Field Stockton 1847 – 1891
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)
John Potter Stockton Jr. 1852 – 1927
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)
Saidee Stockton 1853 – 1868
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)
Richard Stockton 1858 – 1929
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)
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Julia Stockton St. John 1860 – 1905
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)


Political Party: Democratic Party

Education:

1843: Graduated from College of New Jersey

Occupation before War:
1846 – 1852: Attorney in Princeton and Trenton New Jersey
1852 – 1858: New Jersey State Reporter Court of chancery
1858 – 1861: United States Minister to Italy

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1865: Attorney in Trenton New Jersey
1865 – 1866: United States Senator from New Jersey
1865 – 1866: Member of Senate Pensions Committee

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1866: United States Senator from New Jersey
1865 – 1866: Member of Senate Pensions Committee
1866 – 1869: Attorney in Trenton New Jersey
1869 – 1875: United States Senator from New Jersey
1869 – 1871: Member of Senate Appropriations Committee
1869 – 1875: Member of Senate Public Buildings and Grounds Committee
1872: New Jersey Delegate to Democratic Party National Convention
1873 – 1875: Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee
1874: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection to U.S. Senate.
1875 – 1877: Attorney in Trenton New Jersey
1877 – 1897: New Jersey State Attorney General


Died:
January 22, 1900
Place of Death: New York City New York
Age at time of Death: 73 years old
Burial Place: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey
 
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