William Coxe, Jr.

William Coxe Jr. ( May 3, 1762, Burlington, New Jersey, † February 25, 1831 ) was an American politician. Between 1813 and 1815 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Coxe hit the mid- 1790s in New Jersey launched a political career. He was a member of the founded by Alexander Hamilton at the end of this decade, the Federalist Party. In the years 1796-1804, 1806-1809 and again from 1816 to 1817 Coxe of New Jersey General Assembly belonged to. From 1798 to 1800, and in 1802 he was its president.

In the congressional elections of 1812, Coxe was for the fifth seat from New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of James Morgan on March 4, 1813. Until March 3, 1815, he was able to complete a term in Congress, which was shaped by the events of the British -American War. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives to Coxe retired from politics. At that time he was also known as an author. He died on 25 February 1831 in his native Burlington, where he was also buried.