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Isaac Pierson

Isaac Pierson

American politician
Isaac Pierson
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Intro American politician
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 15 August 1770, City of Orange Township
Death 22 September 1833, City of Orange Township (aged 63 years)
Star sign Leo
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Biography

Isaac Pierson (August 15, 1770 – September 22, 1833) represented New Jersey's at-large congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1827 to 1831.
Pierson was born on August 15, 1770 in Orange, New Jersey. He attended private schools, and graduated from Princeton College in 1789. He studied medicine, graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, and commenced practice in Orange. He was elected assessor of Orange on April 13, 1807, and served one year, and served as sheriff of Essex County from 1807 to 1809. He was president of the Medical Society of New Jersey in 1827.
Pierson was elected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress and reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress, serving in office from March 4, 1827 to March 3, 1831, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1830 to the Twenty-second Congress.
He died in Orange on September 22, 1833. Interment in Old Burying Ground; reinterment in Rosedale Cemetery in Orange in 1840.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

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