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John Beatty

John Beatty, American congressman. member New Jersey Legislature; member New Jersey Convention which ratified Federal Constitution, 1787; member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 3d Congress, 1793-1795.

Background

  • Beatty, John was born on December 19, 1749 in Neshaminy, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Review Charles and Anne (Reading) Beatty.

  • Education

    • Graduate Princeton, 1769.

    Career

    • Began practice of medicine, Hartsville, Pennsylvania, 1772. Commissioned captain Pennsylvania Batallion, 1776. Major 6th Pennsylvania Militia, 1776.

      Member New Jersey Legislature. Delegate Continental Congress, 1784;85. Member New Jersey Convention which ratified Federal Constitution, 1787.

      Member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 3d Congress, 1793-1795. Secretary of state New Jersey, 1795-1805. President Trenton Banking Company (New Jersey), 1815-1826.

      President Delaware Bridge Co.

    Membership

    Member New Jersey Legislature. Member New Jersey Convention which ratified Federal Constitution, 1787. Member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 3d Congress, 1793-1795.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Longstreet, March 22, 1774. Married second, Mistress.
    • father: Review Charles Beatty
    • mother: Anne (Reading) Beatty
    • spouses: Mary Longstreet
    • Mistress
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    Born December 19, 1749
    Died April 30, 1826
    (aged 76)
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