NICHOLSON, JOHN, a Representative from New York;
born in Herkimer, N.Y., in 1765;
received a limited education;
was admitted to the bar and practiced;
held various local offices;
elected as a Republican to the Eleventh Congress (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1811);
died in Herkimer, N.Y., January 20, 1820.