Famous New Jersey Mason
First Major, Somerset County Militia, Revolutionary War, 1776-81. New Jersey Assemblyman 1790-91. New Jersey Councilman (Senator) 1777, 1793-97, Vice President 1796-97. United States Congressman 1799-1801. In 1800, after thirty-five ballots, he cast the tie-breaking vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, electing Thomas Jefferson President of the United States, instead of Aaron Burr. Secretary of State of New Jersey 1805-20.
Lodge: (old ) Baskin Ridge 10, later (old) Solomon's 1, Bedminister, later