MORGAN, James, (1756 - 1822)

MORGAN, James, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Amboy, N.J., on December 29, 1756; attended the public schools; served as an officer in the New Jersey Line during the Revolutionary War; representative in the general assembly in Philadelphia, Pa., 1794-1799; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); engaged in agricultural pursuits; became major general of militia; died in South Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., November 11, 1822; interment in the Morgan private cemetery, Morgan, N.J.