Thomas BINES, Congress, NJ (1826)


BINES, Thomas, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Trenton, N.J., birth date unknown; attended the common schools; appointed coroner for Salem County on October 16, 1802; elected sheriff of Salem County in 1808 and served until 1810; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Jacob Hufty (November 2, 1814-March 3, 1815); was not a candidate for renomination to the Fourteenth Congress in 1814; elected justice of the peace of Lower Penns Neck Township in 1822 and served in this capacity until 1826; died in Lower Penns Neck Township, Salem County, April 9, 1826.

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