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Somerset County
New Jersey

Politicians who were born in Somerset County

  Somerset County (no city given): John Dow, 1804
  Basking Ridge: Isaac Southard, 1783 — Samuel L. Southard, 1787 — William L. Dayton, 1807
  Bedminster Township: James Linn, 1749
  Bound Brook: William Griffith, 1766 — Isaac Newton Blackford, 1786
  Bridge Point: Christopher Augustus Bergen, 1841
  Bromley Ridge: John Chambers, 1780
  East Millstone: P. Davis Oakey, 1861
  Franklin Park: Clifford P. Case, 1904
  Franklin Township: Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1787
  Hillsborough: Peter D. Vroom, 1791
  Kingston: Orrin R. Judd, c.1871
  Lamington: John Van Dyke, 1807
  Millstone: Ferdinand Schureman Schenck, 1790 — Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, 1817
  North Plainfield: Ralph J. Smalley, 1895
  Raritan: Joseph S. Frelinghuysen, 1869
  Rocky Hill: John M. Berrien, 1781
  Near Scotch Plains: Samuel Swan, 1771
  Somerset: Thomas G. Talmadge, 1801
  Somerville: Theodore Runyon, 1822 — James J. Bergen, 1847 — Newton Hazelton Porter, 1877 — Charles J. Melton, 1917 — Raymond H. Bateman, 1927 — Christopher Bateman, 1957 — Jack M. Ciattarelli, 1961 — Jeffrey Chiesa, 1965
  Near Somerville: Frederick Frelinghuysen, 1753
   See also New Jersey birthplaces not assigned to counties.

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