WRIGHT, SAMUEL GARDINER, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Wrightstown, N.J., November 18, 1781;
was mainly self-educated; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Philadelphia, Pa., with a country place near
Imlaystown, N.J.; owned several iron furnaces in New Jersey and Delaware; was elected as a Whig
to the Twenty-ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1845, until his death near Imlaystown,
Monmouth County, N.J., July 30, 1845, before the assembling of Congress; interment in the East
Branch Cemetery, near Imlaystown, N.J.