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John Leake Newbold Stratton (November 27, 1817, Mount Holly Township, New Jersey – May 17, 1889, Mount Holly Township, New Jersey) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 2nd congressional district from 1859 to 1863.

John Leake Newbold Stratton
Hon. John L.N. Stratton, N.J - NARA - 526306.jpg
Mathew Brady Collection, Library of Congress
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863
Preceded byGeorge R. Robbins
Succeeded byGeorge Middleton
Personal details
BornNovember 27, 1817
Mount Holly Township, New Jersey
DiedMay 17, 1889(1889-05-17) (aged 71)
Mount Holly Township, New Jersey
Political partyRepublican

Middleton was born in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey on November 27, 1817. He attended private schools at Mount Holly, prepared for college at Mendham, and graduated from Princeton College in 1836. He was a lawyer in private practice.

Stratton was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses, serving in office from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1863, but was not a candidate for renomination in 1862 to the Thirty-eighth.

He was a delegate to the Union National Convention of Conservatives at Philadelphia in 1866, and was president of the Farmers’ National Bank of Mount Holly in 1875. He died on May 17, 1889 in Mount Holly, and was interred there in St. Andrews Cemetery.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "John L. N. Stratton (id: S000995)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • John Leake Newbold Stratton at The Political Graveyard
  • John L. N. Stratton at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George R. Robbins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863
Succeeded by
George Middleton