Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Shinn, William Norton

Shinn, William Norton, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Burlington County, N.J., October 24, 1782; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; sheriff of Burlington County 1825-1828; member of the State general assembly in 1828; served in the State council 1829-1831; chairman of the Democratic State central committee in 1832; elected as a Jackson Democrat to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837); resumed agricultural pursuits; president of the Burlington Agricultural Association in 1853 and 1854; elected a director of the Camden & Amboy Railroad Co.; died in Mount Holly, Burlington County, N.J., on August 18, 1871; interment in Mount Holly Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Shinn, William Norton," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1808 Original Sources, accessed September 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRR598P4VSINTLH.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Shinn, William Norton." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1808, Original Sources. 23 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRR598P4VSINTLH.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Shinn, William Norton' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1808. Original Sources, retrieved 23 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRR598P4VSINTLH.