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Ezra Darby (June 7, 1768 – January 27, 1808) was a U.S. Representative from New Jersey.

Born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, Darby attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. Held offices as chosen freeholder, assessor, and Justice of the Peace from 1800 to 1804. He served as member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1802 to 1804.

Darby was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1805, until his death in Washington, D.C., January 27, 1808. He was interred in Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Ezra Darby (id: D000047)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Adam Boyd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1805 – January 27, 1808
Succeeded by
Adam Boyd