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John W. Hazelton

Born: Dec 10, 1814

Death: Dec 20, 1878

Birthplace: Mullica Hill

Nationality: United States

John W. Hazelton

Date of Birth : Dec 10, 1814
Date of Death : Dec 20, 1878
Birth Place : Mullica Hill

John Wright Hazelton, was an American Republican Party politician, who served in the United States House of Representatives, where he represented New Jersey's 1st congressional district from 1871–1875. Hazelton was born in Mullica Hill, New Jersey on December 10, 1814. He attended the common schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1856 and 1868. Hazelton was elected as a Republican to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses, serving in office from March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1875, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress. After leaving Congress, he resumed agricultural pursuits. He died near Mullica Hill on December 20, 1878 and was interred in Friends Cemetery in Mullica Hill.

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