Isaac Gray FARLEE, Congress, NJ (1787-1855)


FARLEE, Isaac Gray, a Representative from New Jersey; born at White House, Hunterdon County, N.J., May 18, 1787; attended the public schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Flemington; member of the State general assembly in 1819, 1821, 1828, and 1830; clerk of Hunterdon County 1830-1840; brigadier general of the State militia; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress; member of the State senate 1847-1849; judge of the court of common pleas 1852-1855; died in Flemington, N.J., January 12, 1855; interment in Presbyterian Cemetery.

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