|United States Senator|
from New Jersey
September 1, 1803 – March 3, 1809
|Preceded by||Aaron Ogden|
|Succeeded by||John Lambert|
March 21, 1809 – March 3, 1817
|Preceded by||Aaron Kitchell|
|Succeeded by||Mahlon Dickerson|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New Jersey's at-large district
March 4, 1819 – November 4, 1819
|Preceded by||Charles Kinsey|
|Succeeded by||Charles Kinsey|
|Member of the New Jersey General Assembly|
|Born||July 8, 1755|
Orange, New Jersey
|Died||May 4, 1834 (aged 78)|
Orange, New Jersey
John Condict was born in Orange, New Jersey and after attending public schools he then studied medicine. Condict went on to serve as a surgeon in the American Revolutionary War. He became one of the founders and a trustee of the Orange Academy in 1785.
Source: Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the US Senate by US Congress (Washington: Duff Green, 1828) Forty-Ninth Congress, at pages 591 & 586. His name here is Condict, appointed as the Assistant Collector of Customs for the district of New York, for the City and Port of Jersey (page 586).
U.S. House of Representatives
He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1799 to March 4, 1803). Sources: . And, public documents of the 14th Congress Papers Relating to Early Congressional Documents by Gen. A. W. Greely (Washington, 1900), published for the 56th Congress (1899-1901) found at page 866 index where there are numerous page listing for John Condict. Google Books:
Condict was appointed as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term beginning March 4, 1803, caused by the failure of the legislature to elect. Elected November 3, 1803 to finish the term. Served from September 1, 1803, to March 3, 1809. He was again appointed to the Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Aaron Kitchell. Elected November 2, 1809 to finish the term and served from March 21, 1809, to March 3, 1817.
He was elected to the Sixteenth Congress and served from March 4, 1819 to November 4, 1819, when he resigned to accept a Treasury position; appointed assistant collector of the port of New York 1819-1830.
Death and legacy
Condict died in Orange Township, New Jersey on May 4, 1834, and was interred in the Old Graveyard, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey. He was surgeon in Col. Van Cortland’s Battallion (Heard’s Brigade, June 29, 1776).
- Byrd, page 142
- Byrd, page 143
- United States Congress. "John Condit (id: C000671)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- John Condit at The Political Graveyard
- Byrd, Robert C. (October 1, 1993). Wolff, Wendy (ed.). "The Senate, 1789-1989: Historical Statistics, 1789-1992". United States Senate Historical Office (volume 4 Bicentennial ed.). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.