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John J. Gardner

congressman

John J. Gardner, American congressman. member Common Council and one of coroners, 1875; member New Jersey Senate, 1878-1893 (president 1883, and longest service of any senator in New Jersey); member 53d to 62d Congresses (1893-1913), 2d New Jersey Dist.

Background

Gardner, John J. was born on October 17, 1845 in Atlantic Company, New Jersey, United States.

Career

Engaged in real estate and ins.

Membership

Member Common Council and one of coroners, 1875. Member New Jersey Senate, 1878-1893 (president 1883, and longest service of any senator in New Jersey). Member 53d to 62d Congresses (1893-1913), 2d New Jersey Dist.