John C. Ten Eyck

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(12 March, 1814 -- 24 August, 1879) Ten Eyck was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Monmouth County, N.J., Ten Eyck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Ten Eyck served as a prosecuting attorney for Burlington County (1839-1849) and participated as a delegate in the State constitutional convention of 1844. Ten Eyck was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate serving from March 4th, 1859 to March 3rd, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at]

Member of New Jersey Delegation—The Road to Civil War, New Jersey Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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