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John Condit

surgeon , congressman

John Condit, American surgeon, congressman. Served as surgeon in Colonel Van Cortland’s battalion, Heard’s brigade, during Revolutionary War, 1776; member New Jersey Legislature, 1788-1789; member New Jersey Council; member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 6th-7th, 16th congresses, 1799-1803, 19-20; member United States Senate from New Jersey, 1803-1817; member New Jersey Medical Society, 1830.

Background

Condit, John was born on July 8, 1755 in West Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Samuel and Mary (Smith) Condit.

Education

8 childrenincluding John S., Abigail Smith, Jacob A., Silas.

Career

Assistant collector customs Port of New York.

Membership

Served as surgeon in Colonel Van Cortland’s battalion, Heard’s brigade, during Revolutionary War, 1776. Member New Jersey Legislature, 1788-1789. Member New Jersey Council.

Member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 6th-7th, 16th congresses, 1799-1803, 19-20. Member United States Senate from New Jersey, 1803-1817. Member New Jersey Medical Society, 1830.

Connections

Married Abigail Halsey, 1776. Married second, Rhoda Halsey, 1785.

father:
Samuel Condit

mother:
Mary (Smith) Condit

spouses:
Abigail Halsey

Rhoda Halsey