Christopher A. Bergen

Christopher Augustus Bergen ( born August 2, 1841 Bridge Point, Somerset County, New Jersey, † February 18, 1905 in Haverford, Pennsylvania ) was an American politician. Between 1889 and 1893 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Christopher Bergen attended the Harlingen School and Edge Hill Classical School. In 1863, he graduated from Princeton College. After a subsequent law studies and his 1866 was admitted to a lawyer, he began to work in Camden in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1888 mountains in the first electoral district of New Jersey was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of George Hires on March 4, 1889. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1893 two legislative sessions. In 1892, he was not nominated by his party for re-election. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives mountains again practiced as a lawyer. In 1903 he moved to Haverford in Pennsylvania, where he died on 18 February 1905.