Clement Hall SINNICKSON, Congress, NJ (1834-1919)


SINNICKSON, Clement Hall, (grandnephew of Thomas Sinnickson [1744-1817]), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Salem, Salem County, N.J., September 16, 1834; attended private schools, and the Polytechnic Institute at Troy, N.Y.; was graduated from Union College, New York, in 1855; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1858 and commenced the practice of law in Salem, N.J.; during the Civil War served as captain in the Union Army; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1879); resumed the practice of law in Salem; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1880; appointed judge of the court of common pleas in 1896 and reappointed in 1901 and 1906; died in Salem, N.J., on July 24, 1919; interment in St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present