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Encyclopedia > John Renshaw Thomson

John Renshaw Thomson (September 25, 1800-September 12, 1862) was a Democratic US Senator from New Jersey. September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ...


Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; attended the common schools in Princeton, New Jersey, and the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University); went to China in 1817 and became a merchant in Canton; United States consul at that port 1823-1825; returned to the United States and settled in Princeton, N.J.; director and secretary of the Delaware & Raritan Canal Company; connected with the Philadelphia & Trenton Railroad Company as president and later as treasurer; member of the State constitutional convention in 1844; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of New Jersey in 1844; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert F. Stockton; reelected in 1857, and served from March 4, 1853, until his death in Princeton, N.J.; chairman, Committee on Patents and the Patent Office (Thirty-sixth United States Congress), Committee on Pensions (Thirty-sixth Congress); interment in the Princeton Cemetery. Nickname: City of Brotherly Love Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Official website: http://www. ... Princeton, New Jersey, is the name of a section of Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. ... Princeton University, incorporated as The Trustees of Princeton University, located in Princeton, New Jersey, is the fourth-oldest institution to conduct higher education in the United States. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1825 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Robert Field Stockton (20 August 1795–7 October 1866) was a United States naval officer, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican-American War. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Thirty Sixth Congress of the United States - 1859-61 Congressional Profile Total Membership, House of Representatives: 238 Representatives, 5 Delegates Total Membership, Senate: 64 (prior to admission of Oregon), 66 (after admission) Leadership Speaker of the House: William Pennington, Republican-New Jersey President of the Senate: John C. Breckinridge Senate...

Preceded by:
Robert F. Stockton
US Senator (Class 1) from New Jersey
18531862
Succeeded by:
Richard S. Field

This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Robert Field Stockton (20 August 1795–7 October 1866) was a United States naval officer, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican-American War. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from New Jersey to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...


 
 

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