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John Beatty

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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