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Daniel GARRISON

(1782-1851)

GARRISON, Daniel, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Lower Penns Neck Township, near Salem, N.J., April 3, 1782; pursued an academic course; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State general assembly 1806-1808; surrogate of Salem County 1809-1823; elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1827); was not a candidate for renomination in 1826; appointed by President Jackson inspector of the revenue and collector of the customs at the port of Bridgeton, N.J., in 1834 and served until 1838; died in Salem, N.J., February 13, 1851; interment in St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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