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NICHOLSON, John, a Representative from New York; born in Herkimer, N.Y., in 1765; received a limited education; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held various local offices; elected as a Republican to the Eleventh Congress (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1811); died in Herkimer, N.Y., January 20, 1820.

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