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Garret D. Wall

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Garret Dorset Wall
United States Senator
from New Jersey
In office
March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1841
Preceded byTheodore Frelinghuysen
Succeeded byJacob W. Miller
United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey
In office
PresidentAndrew Jackson
Preceded byLucius Elmer
Succeeded byJames S. Green
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born(1783-03-10)March 10, 1783
Middletown Township, New Jersey
DiedNovember 22, 1850(1850-11-22) (aged 67)
Burlington, New Jersey
Political partyDemocratic-Republican, Democrat
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer, Judge

Garret Dorset Wall (March 10, 1783 – November 22, 1850) was a military officer and Senator from New Jersey. He was elected as governor of New Jersey, but refused to assume office.

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Early career

Born in Middletown Township, he completed preparatory studies, studied law, was licensed as an attorney in 1804 and as a counselor in 1807, and commenced practice in Burlington, New Jersey. He served in the War of 1812 and commanded a volunteer regiment from Trenton.


He was clerk of the New Jersey Supreme Court from 1812 to 1817, and was Quartermaster General of New Jersey from 1815 to 1837. He was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly in 1827 and was U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey in 1829; Wall was elected Governor of New Jersey in 1829, but declined to serve; he was then elected as a Jacksonian (later, a Democrat) to the U.S. Senate and served from March 4, 1835, to March 3, 1841; he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection. While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on the Militia (Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Congresses) and a member of the Committees on the Judiciary (Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses) and Military Affairs (Twenty-fifth Congress).

Wall was a judge of the New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals of New Jersey from 1848 until his death in Burlington in 1850. He was buried in Saint Mary's Episcopal Churchyard in Burlington.[1]


Garret D. Wall was the father of James Walter Wall, also a U.S. Senator from New Jersey. His daughter Maria Matilda Wall was the wife of Peter Dumont Vroom and mother of Peter D. Vroom.[2][3]


Wall Township, New Jersey is named in his honor.[4]


  1. ^ St. Mary's Churchyard at The Political Graveyard. Accessed August 21, 2007.
  2. ^ Scannell, John James, ed. (1919). Scannell's New Jersey's First Citizens and State Guide. Vol. II. Paterson, NJ: J. J. Scannell. p. 637 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Johnson, Rossiter, ed. (1904). The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans. Vol. X. Boston, MA: The Biographical Society. p. Voorhees–Vroom – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Hutchinson, Viola L. The Origin of New Jersey Place Names, New Jersey Public Library Commission, May 1945. Accessed October 20, 2015.

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U.S. Senate
Preceded by  U.S. senator (Class 2) from New Jersey
March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1841
Served alongside: Samuel L. Southard
Succeeded by
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