Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Bateman, Ephraim

Bateman, Ephraim, a Representative and a Senator from New Jersey; born in Cedarville, N.J., July 9, 1780; attended the local schools and Nathaniel Ogden’s Latin school; apprenticed as a tailor in 1796; taught in the local school 1799-1801; studied medicine with Dr. Jonathan Elmer in 1801, at the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1802 and 1803, and practiced in Cedarville; member of the State house of assembly in 1808, 1809, 1811, and 1813, serving as speaker in 1813; elected as a Democrat to the Fourteenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1823); member of the State council in 1826 and served as president, casting the deciding vote which elected him, instead of Theodore Frelinghuysen, United States Senator; elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Joseph McIlvaine and served from November 10, 1826, to January 12, 1829, when he resigned because of failing health; died in Cedarville, Cumberland County, N.J., January 28, 1829; interment in Old Stone Church Cemetery, Fairfield Township, N.J., between Cedarville and Fairton.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Bateman, Ephraim," 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.824 Original Sources, accessed April 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D32WKE5QJP1IKYR.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Bateman, Ephraim." 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.824, Original Sources. 23 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D32WKE5QJP1IKYR.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Bateman, Ephraim' 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.824. Original Sources, retrieved 23 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D32WKE5QJP1IKYR.