CONDICT, Silas, (1738 - 1801)


CONDICT, Silas, (uncle of Lewis Condict and great-grandfather of Augustus William Cutler), a Delegate from New Jersey; born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., March 7, 1738; completed preparatory studies; was a large landholder in Morristown and vicinity; member of the State council from its organization in 1776 until 1780; member of the committee of safety; Member of the Continental Congress 1781-1783; served in the State general assembly 1791-1794, 1796-1798, and 1800, and served as speaker 1792-1794 and again in 1797; died in Morristown, N.J., September 6, 1801; interment in the cemetery of the First Presbyterian Church.