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Encyclopedia > John R. McPherson

John Rhoderic McPherson (born May 9, 1833 in Livingston County, New York, died October 8, 1897 in Jersey City, New Jersey) was a United States Senator from New Jersey who served three terms of office, from 1877 - 1895. May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of New York. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jersey City is a city located in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... State nickname: The Garden State Official languages None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D) Outgoing Jon Corzine (D) (Governor-Elect) Senators Jon Corzine (D) (Outgoing) Bob Menendez (D) (named as Corzines replacement) Frank Lautenberg (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 47th 22,608...


McPherson attended the local schools and pursued an academic course, and moved to Jersey City in 1859. He was involved in agriculture and was a dealer in livestock. He served on the Board of Aldermen of Jersey City from 1864-1870, and served as president of the board for three years. He served in the New Jersey Senate from 1871-1873 and was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1876. The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... The Democratic Party, founded in 1792, is one of the two longest-standing political parties in the world. ...


He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1877 and was reelected in 1883 and 1889, and served from March 4, 1877, to March 3, 1895. In the Senate, he served as chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs in the Forty-sixth through Fifty-third United States Congresses). March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Dates of Sessions 1879-1881 The first session of this Congress took place in Washington, DC from March 18, 1879 to July 1, 1879. ... This article needs to be wikified. ...


McPherson died in Jersey City, New Jersey on October 8, 1897 and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Jersey City is a city located in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Oak Hill Cemetery (22 acres) is a lovely and historic cemetery and botanical garden located at 3001 R Street NW, between 30th and 28th, in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., USA It is open 10 AM to 4 PM on weekdays. ... Map showing Washington, D.C.s location in relation to the surrounding states of Maryland and Virginia Washington, D.C. is the capital city of the United States of America. ...


External links

  • Congressional Biography
Preceded by:
Frederick T. Frelinghuysen
United States Senator (Class 2) from New Jersey
18771895
Succeeded by:
William J. Sewell

 
 

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