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Mercer County
New Jersey

Politicians who died in Mercer County

  Hightstown: Abbot Low Moffat, 1996
  Hopewell, Hunterdon County (now Mercer County): John Hart, 1779
  Lawrenceville: Absalom P. Lanning, 1886
  Princeton: Robert F. Stockton, 1866 — Richard Stockton Field, 1870 — Charles S. Olden, 1876 — Grover Cleveland, 1908 — J. Ross Stevenson, 1939 — Charles Browne, 1947 — George McAneny, 1953 — Thorn Lord, 1965 — H. Alexander Smith, 1966 — Marie H. Katzenbach, 1970 — Earl Browder, 1973 — Charles R. Erdman, Jr., 1984 — Arthur Stephen Lane, 1997 — George F. Kennan, 2005 — Robert F. Goheen, 2008
  Near Princeton: John Witherspoon, 1794
  Trenton, 1700-1799: Lewis Morris, 1746 — David Brearley, 1790
  Trenton, 1800-1899: Alexander J. Dallas, 1817 — Lambert Cadwalader, 1823 — James Ewing, 1823 — John Beatty, 1826 — Charles Ewing, 1832 — John Read, 1854 — Samuel D. Ingham, 1860 — Samuel Fowler, 1865 — Peter D. Vroom, 1873 — William Halstead, 1878 — David Naar, 1880 — Edward T. Green, 1896 — George M. Robeson, 1897 — Mercer Beasley, 1897
  Trenton, 1900-1999: J. Hart Brewer, 1900 — James Buchanan, 1900 — John Taylor Bird, 1911 — William M. Lanning, 1912 — Frank O. Briggs, 1913 — William Hughes, 1918 — Frank S. Katzenbach, Jr., 1929 — Elijah C. Hutchinson, 1932 — Edward L. Katzenbach, 1934 — John H. Backes, 1935 — Thomas W. Trenchard, 1942 — Horace G. Prall, 1951 — Harry Heher, 1972 — Charles R. Howell, 1973 — Arthur J. Holland, 1989 — S. Howard Woodson, Jr., 1999
  Trenton, Hunterdon County (now Mercer County): James J. Wilson, 1824
  Near Trenton: Philemon Dickinson, 1809
   See also New Jersey deathplaces not assigned to counties.

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