Death of former New Jersey Senator and Whig vice-presidential candidate Theodore Freylinghuysen

Theodore Freylinghusen was a former Whig senator and vice-presidential candidate for Henry Clay in 1844 and the seventh president of Rutgers College. An evangelical Christian best know for his empassioned opposition to Andrew Jackson's Removal Act, he also served as the head of the American Bible Society and the American Tract Union and was also active in the Colonization Movement. He died at his home in New Jersey. He was seventy-five years old.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
"Death of Mr. Freylinghuysen," New York Times, April 13, 1862.
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