Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Dingell, John David

Dingell, John David, a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Mich., February 2, 1894; newsboy, printer, and newspaperman; engaged in natural-gas pipe-line construction; wholesale dealer in beef and pork products; organizer and trustee of Colorado Springs Labor College; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 3, 1933-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

DINGLEY, Nelson, Jr., a Representative from Maine; born in Durham, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 15, 1832; attended the common schools at Unity, Maine, Waterville Seminary, and Waterville College; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1855; studied law and was admitted to the bar, but left the profession and became proprietor and editor of the Lewiston (Maine) Journal in 1856; member of the State house of representatives 1862-1865, 1868, and again in 1873, and served as speaker in 1863 and 1864; Governor of Maine in 1874; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Cincinnati in 1876 and at Chicago in 1880; delegate to many Republican State conventions; elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William P. Frye; reelected to the Forty-eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from September 12, 1881, until his death in Washington, D.C., January 13, 1899, before the close of the Fifty-fifth Congress; had also been reelected to the Fifty-sixth Congress; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, near Auburn, Maine.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Dingell, John David," 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.1088 Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85C2BCB2BJLVN3K.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Dingell, John David." 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.1088, Original Sources. 27 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85C2BCB2BJLVN3K.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Dingell, John David' 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.1088. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85C2BCB2BJLVN3K.