Frederick Beasley Ogden (July 20, 1827 - November 1, 1893) was an American attorney, jurist, and politician who served as the eighth Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey from 1865 to 1867.[1][2]

Frederick Beasley Ogden
8th Mayor of Hoboken
In office
April 1865 – April 1867
Preceded byCharles T. Perry
Succeeded byFrederick W. Bohnstedt
Personal details
BornJuly 20, 1827
Paterson, New Jersey
DiedNovember 1, 1893(1893-11-01) (aged 66)
Hoboken, New Jersey
Political partyDemocratic party
SpouseJane Millen Ford
ResidenceHoboken, New Jersey
EducationPrinceton University (1847)

Biography edit

He was born on July 20, 1827, in Paterson, New Jersey. He was the son of New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Elias B. D. Ogden. He was the grandson of United States Senator and New Jersey Governor Aaron Ogden.[1][3]

Ogden graduated from Princeton University in 1847 and was admitted to the bar in New Jersey in 1850.[1][4]

He opened his office in Hoboken, New Jersey in December 1853.[1] On July 4, 1865, he joined the Society of the Cincinnati.[3] Her married Jane Millen Ford.[5]

He served as the eighth Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey from 1865 to 1867 when he replaced Charles T. Perry. He was succeeded by Frederick W. Bohnstedt. He then served as a judge in the District Court for Hoboken.

He died on November 1, 1893, from an "attack of paralysis".[6]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d Shaw, William H. (1884). History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey. p. 1065. Frederick Beasley Ogden, a son of Elias B. D. Ogden, late a justice of the Supreme Court, was born at Paterson, July 20, 1827. received an academic education at Princeton, and graduated there in the class of 1847; studied law, and was admitted to the bar at July term, 1850, as an attorney, and as a counselor at February term, 1854. ...
  2. ^ Winfield, Charles (1874). History of the County of Hudson, New Jersey: from its earliest settlement to the present time. New York, NY: Kennard & Hay Stationery M'fg and Print. Co. p. 319.
  3. ^ a b Sims, Clifford Stanley (1866). The institution of the Society of the Cincinnati: together with the roll of the original, hereditary, and honorary members of the order, in the state of New Jersey, from 1783 to 1866. J. Munsell. p. 41.
  4. ^ Van Alstyne, Lawrence (1907). The Ogden family in America. J.B. Lippincott company. p. 373. Judge Frederick Beasley Ogden was graduated from Princeton College in 1847. He was admitted to the bar of N. J. as attorney in July, 1850, and as counsellor in Feb., 1854, and became a prominent lawyer of Hoboken, where he served as Mayor of the city and Judge of the Dist. Court. ...
  5. ^ Lee, Francis Bazley (1910). Genealogical and memorial history of the state of New Jersey. Vol. 4. Lewis historical publishing company. p. 1566.
  6. ^ "Frederick B. Ogden". Trenton Evening Times. November 2, 1893. Retrieved 2015-02-19. Ex-Judge Frederick B. Ogden died from an attack of paralysis. He was mayor of Hoboken in 1865-66. ...