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John LAMBERT

(1746-1823)
Senate Years of Service:
1809-1815
Party:
Democratic Republican

LAMBERT, John, a Representative and a Senator from New Jersey; born in Lambertville, N.J., February 24, 1746; pursued an academic course; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member, State general assembly 1780-1785, 1788; member, State council 1790-1804, and served as vice president from 1801 to 1804; Acting Governor 1802 and 1803; elected as a Democratic Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1809); elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1809, to March 3, 1815; owned and managed a plantation; died near Lambertville, N.J., February 4, 1823; interment in Barber’s Burying Ground, Delaware Township, Hunterdon County, N.J.

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

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