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New Jersey: Chancellors of the Court of Chancery


Chancellors of the New Jersey Court of Chancery, 1710-1948 (May be incomplete!)
Andrew Hunter 1710-19 William Burnet 1719-28 John Montgomery 1728-31 Lewis Morris 1731-32 William Cosby 1732 John Anderson 1732 John Hamilton 1732-38 Lewis Morris 1738-46 John Hamilton 1746-47 John Reading 1747 Jonathan Belcher 1747-57 John Reading 1757-58 Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet 1758-60 Thomas Boone 1760-61 Josiah Hardy 1761-62 William Franklin 1762-76 William Livingston 1776-90 William Paterson 1790-93 Richard Howell 1793-1801 Joseph Bloomfield 1801-02 John Lambert 1802-03 Joseph Bloomfield 1803-12 Aaron Ogden 1812-13 William S. Pennington 1813-15 Mahlon Dickerson 1815-17 Isaac H. Williamson 1817-29 Peter D. Vroom 1829-32 Samuel L. Southard 1832-33 Elias P. Seeley 1833 Peter D. Vroom 1833-36 Philemon Dickerson 1836-37 William Pennington 1837-43 Daniel Haines 1843-45 Oliver S. Halsted 1845-52 Benjamin Williamson 1852-59 Henry W. Green 1860-66 Abraham O. Zabriskie 1866-73 Theodore Runyon 1873-87 Alexander T. McGill 1887-1900 William J. Magie 1900-08 Mahlon Pitney 1908-12 Edwin R. Walker 1912-27 A. Dayton Oliphant 1946-48

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1746 May 21: Lewis Morris, died in office.
  • 1790 Jul 25: William Livingston, died in office.
  • 1900 Apr 21: Alexander T. McGill, died in office.
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