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James Walter Wall

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Born: May 26, 1820
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Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey

Father: U.S. Senator Garret Dorset Wall 1783 – 1850
(Buried: Saint Mary’s Episcopal Churchyard, Burlington, New Jersey)​

Mother: Mary Rhea 1788 – 1822
(Buried: Saint Michael’s Episcopal Churchyard, Trenton, New Jersey)​

Wife: Susan Theresa Pratt 1823 – 1902
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, New Jersey)​

Children:

Annie Campbell Wall 1845 – 1926​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, New Jersey)​
Julia Pratt Wall Babcock 1853 – 1928​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, New Jersey)​
Amanda Pratt Wall Brewster 1857 – 1884​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, New Jersey)​

Political Party: Democratic Party

Education:


1838: Graduated from College of New Jersey​

Occupation before War:

1841 – 1847: Attorney in Trenton, New Jersey​
Commissioner in Bankruptcy in Trenton, New Jersey​
1847 – 1863: Attorney in Burlington, New Jersey​
1850: Mayor of Burlington, New Jersey​
1850: Declined Democratic Nomination for U.S. Congress​
1854: Unsuccessful Candidate for U.S. Congress.​
1860: New Jersey Delegate to Democratic Party National Convention​

Civil War Career:

1847 – 1863: Attorney in Burlington, New Jersey​
1863: Elected to fill vacancy of U.S. Senator John R. Thompson​
1863: United States Senator from New Jersey​
1863: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection to U.S. Senate.​
1863 – 1869: Attorney in Burlington, New Jersey​

Occupation after War:

1863 – 1869: Attorney in Burlington, New Jersey​
1869 – 1872: Attorney in Elizabeth, New Jersey​

Died:
June 9, 1872

Place of Death: Elizabeth, New Jersey

Age at time of Death: 52 years old

Burial Place: Saint Mary’s Episcopal Churchyard, Burlington, New Jersey
 
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Arrested in September 1861 on charges of "secession proclivities". He was confined for several weeks in Fort Lafayette ( fortification in New York harbor). He was said to be the leader of a Peace movement.
 
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