John L. N. Stratton

John Leak Newbold Stratton ( born November 27, 1817 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, † May 17, 1899 ) was an American politician. Between 1859 and 1863 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Stratton attended private schools in his home and then studied at Princeton College. After studying law and qualifying as a lawyer, he began to work in this profession. Later he hit as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. In the congressional elections of 1858 he was in the second electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of George R. Robbins on March 4, 1859. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1863 two legislative sessions. These were shaped by the events of the civil war since 1861.

1862 Stratton waived on a bid again; four years later he was a delegate to the Union National Convention of Conservatives in Philadelphia. In 1875, he became president of the Farmers' National Bank of Mount Holly. He died on 17 May 1889 in his birthplace, Mount Holly.