Ten Eyck, John C. (John Conover), 1814-1879

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John Conover Ten Eyck (1814-1879) was elected in 1859 to serve as U.S. Senator from New Jersey. His service as Senator began on March 4, 1859 and ended March 3, 1865, at which time he was not reelected to office. Ten Eyck was born on March 12, 1814 in Freehold, New Jersey, and educated in the law under private tutors. He was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1835 and appointed as prosecutor of due Pleas in Burlington County in 1839, a position he held for ten years. John Ten Eyck served as a delegate to the state constitutional convention in 1844. In 1859, Ten Eyck was elected as a Republican Senator from the state of New Jersey, in which role he also served one year on the Senate Judiciary Committee. In 1875 he was appointed to the commission revising the New Jersey Constitution, and briefly served as president of said commission. John C. Ten Eyck died in Mount Holly, New Jersey on August 24, 1879, and lies buried in St. Andrew's Cemetery.

From the description of John C. Ten Eyck papers, 1860-1874. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 53097870

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referencedIn Jocknick, Gustavus F., b. 1817. Papers of Gustavus F. Jocknick, 1853-circa 1922. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Boggs family. Papers, 1737-1942. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph album: Abraham Lincoln, his cabinet, and senators, 1864 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ten Eyck John C. (John Conover), 1814-1879. John C. Ten Eyck papers, 1860-1874. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850. Garret D. Wall papers, 1809-1841. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Boggs family. Boggs family papers, 1737-1950. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842. Political papers, 1761-1926. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895. Letters received, 1858-1868. Rutgers University
referencedIn Green, Henry Woodhull, 1804-1876. Letters received, 1844-1893 (bulk 1844). Rutgers University
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associatedWith Baker, W. H., compiler. person
associatedWith Boggs family. family
associatedWith Boggs family. family
associatedWith Burrough, John A. person
associatedWith Cist, Lewis J. (Lewis Jacob), 1818-1885. person
associatedWith Green, Henry Woodhull, 1804-1876. person
associatedWith Jocknick, Gustavus F., b. 1817. person
associatedWith Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895. person
associatedWith New Jersey. Constitutional Convention (1844) corporateBody
associatedWith Rives, John C. (John Cook), 1795-1864. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850. person
associatedWith Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878. person
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Burlington (N.J.)
United States
Mount Holly (N.J.)
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Birth 1814-03-12

Death 1879-08-24

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