Isaac Southard Edit Profile
Southard was educated at the classical school of his city, and engaged in the general merchandise business until 1814.
He had a brother, Samuel Lewis Southard. Deputy collector of internal revenue for Somerset County
Major of the Second Battalion, Second Regiment, Somerset Brigade (appointed February 17, 1815)
Director in the State Bank at Morristown, New Jersey
Lay judge of Court of Common Pleas of Somerset (appointed November 13, 1820)
Justice of the peace (commissioned November 16, 1820)
County clerk of Somerset County (1820–1830)
U.S. Representative (1831–1833)
Master and examiner in chancery (appointed in 1833 by Gov. Elias P. Seeley
Colonel in the New Jersey State Militia
State treasurer of New Jersey (1837–1843)
Southard was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-second United States , and began his term on March 4, 1831.
After his time as State Treasurer, Southard lived in Trenton, NJ for several years before moving to Somerville, NJ, where he lived until his death on September 18, 1850. He was interred in the Old Cemetery.
Member United States House of Representatives (Clay Democrat) from New Jersey, 22d Congress, 1831-1833.