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John Nicholson (1765 – January 20, 1820) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Herkimer, he received a limited education, studied law, and was admitted to the bar and practiced. He held various local offices and was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Eleventh Congress, holding office from March 4, 1809 to March 3, 1811. In 1820 he died in Herkimer.


  • United States Congress. "John Nicholson (id: N000098)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Josiah Masters
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by
Silas Stow