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John Taylor Bird (August 16, 1829, Bloomsbury, New JerseymarkerMay 6, 1911, Trenton, New Jerseymarker) was an Americanmarker Democratic Party politician and businessman who represented New Jerseymarker's 3rd congressional district from 1869 to 1873.

Bird was born in Bloomsbury, New Jerseymarker on August 16, 1829. He attended the public schools, and a classical academy at Hackettstown, New Jerseymarker. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced practice in Bloomsbury, New Jerseymarker. He moved to Clinton, New Jerseymarker in 1858. He was prosecutor of the pleas for Hunterdon Countymarker from 1862-1867. He moved to Flemington, New Jerseymarker in 1865.

Bird was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first and Forty-second Congresses, serving in office from March 4, 1869-March 3, 1873, but was not a candidate for renomination in 1872.

After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law in Flemington. He was a member of the New Jersey constitutional convention in 1876. He moved to Trenton, New Jerseymarker, in 1882. Bird was vice chancellor of New Jersey from 1882-1896 and master in chancery from 1900-1909. He died in Trenton on May 6, 1911, and was interred there in Riverview Cemeterymarker.

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