Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Nicholson, John Anthony

Nicholson, John Anthony, a Representative from Delaware; born in Laurel, Sussex County, Del., November 17, 1827; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., in 1847; superintendent of free schools for Kent County in 1851; studied law in Dover, Del.; was admitted to the bar in 1850 and commenced practice in Dover; brigadier general of militia in Kent County in 1861; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1869); was not a candidate for renomination in 1868; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Dover, Kent County, Del., November 4, 1906; interment in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Nicholson, John Anthony," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1617 Original Sources, accessed April 22, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DAJ88NCLJDPDQRM.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Nicholson, John Anthony' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1617. Original Sources, retrieved 22 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DAJ88NCLJDPDQRM.