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Frelinghuysen, Theodore

Born: 1787 AD
Died: 1862 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1787 - Born in Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey on the 28th of March.

1790 - Frelinghuysen married Charlotte Mercer.

1804 - He graduated from the College of New Jersey and studied law under his brother John Frelinghuysen, and later, Richard Stockton.

1808 - He was admitted to the bar as an attorney in 1808

1811 - Became as a counselor.

1817 - He became Attorney General of New Jersey, turned down an appointment to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

1826 - Vice President of the American Sunday School Union.

1829 - Became a United States Senator.

1830 - As a Senator, he led the opposition to the Indian Removal Act.

1837 - He was Mayor of Newark, New Jersey.

1839 - He was the second President of New York University.

1841 - He was President of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

1842 - President of the American Tract Society.

1844 - He was a Whig vice-presidential candidate.

1846 - President of the American Bible Society.

1850 - Seventh President of Rutgers.

1862 - Died in New Brunswick, New Jersey on the 12th of April and he was buried at the First Reformed Church Cemetery, New Brunswick.



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