Ephraim Bateman Edit Profile
Born in Cedarville, New Jersey, an area within Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey. Attended the local schools and Nathaniel Ogden's Latin school. Apprenticed as a tailor in 1796.
Taught in the local school 1799–1801. Studied medicine with a physician in 1801 and at the University of Pennsylvania in 1802 and 1803. Practiced in Cedarville.
Member, New Jersey Legislative Council 1826 and served as president. Elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Joseph McIlvaine and served from November 10, 1826 to January 12, 1829, when he resigned because of failing health. He died in Cedarville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, aged 48.
Interred in the Old Stone Church Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey.
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