George Clifford MAXWELL, Congress, NJ (1771-1816)


MAXWELL, George Clifford, (father of John Patterson Bryan Maxwell), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Sussex County, N.J., on May 31, 1771; was graduated from Princeton College in 1792; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1797 and practiced in Hunterdon County, N.J.; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); resumed the practice of law in Flemington, N.J., where he died March 16, 1816; interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Raritan Township, Hunterdon County, N.J.

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