Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Dickinson, John Dean

Dickinson, John Dean, a Representative from New York; born in Middletown, Conn., June 28, 1767; completed preparatory studies, and was graduated from Yale College in 1785; moved to Lansingburg, Rensselaer County, N.Y., in 1790; was admitted to the bar in April 1791 and commenced the practice of law in Lansingburg; moved to Troy, N.Y.; served as president of the Farmers’ Bank of Troy, N.Y., from its foundation in 1801 until his death; a director and founder of the Rensselaer & Saratoga Insurance Co. in 1814; member of the State assembly from November 1816 to April 1817; first president of the Troy Lyceum of Natural History in 1818; elected as a Federalist to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses (March 4, 1819-March 3, 1823); one of the original board of trustees of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1824; member of the committee which received Lafayette on his visits to Troy in 1824 and 1825; elected as a Whig to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1831); resumed the practice of law in Troy, N.Y., and died there January 28, 1841; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Dickinson, John Dean," 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.1084 Original Sources, accessed September 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DB35FCNIII7IQ76.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Dickinson, John Dean." 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.1084, Original Sources. 20 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DB35FCNIII7IQ76.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Dickinson, John Dean' 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.1084. Original Sources, retrieved 20 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DB35FCNIII7IQ76.