Daniel Garrison

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Daniel Garrison, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Lower Penns Neck Township, New Jersey near Salem, New Jersey, on April 3, 1782. He pursued an academic course and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1806–1808, and was surrogate of Salem County, New Jersey from 1809-1823.

Garrison was elected as a Jacksonian Democratic-Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress, serving in office from March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1827. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1826.

After leaving Congress, Garrison was appointed by President Andrew Jackson as inspector of the revenue and collector of the customs at the port of Bridgeton, New Jersey, in 1834 and served until 1838. He died in Salem on February 13, 1851, and was interred there in St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ephraim Bateman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's at-large congressional district

Succeeded by
Hedge Thompson