Cornelius A. Cadmus
Cornelius Andrew Cadmus ( born October 7, 1844 in Dundee Lake, NJ; † January 20, 1902 in Paterson, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1891 and 1895 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Cornelius Cadmus attended the public schools of his home. He then worked in Paterson in the grain and seed business. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. In the years 1884 and 1885 he was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly; 1887 to 1890, he served as sheriff sheriff in Passaic County.
In the congressional elections of 1890 Cadmus was in the fifth electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charles D. Beckwith on March 4, 1891. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1895 two legislative sessions. In 1894 he gave up another candidacy. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Cadmus took his previous activities on again. He also was a member of the Commission to inspect the state penitentiary of New Jersey. He died on January 20, 1902 in Paterson, where he was also buried.