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  Dick, Samuel B.
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NameSamuel B. Dick
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Meadville, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born October 26, 1836
DiedMay 10, 1907 (70 years)
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InfoDICK, Samuel Bernard, (son of John Dick), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Meadville, Crawford County, Pa., October 26, 1836; attended the public schools and Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa.; engaged in banking; during the Civil War was in command of Company F, Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Corps; severely wounded in Dranesville, Va., December 20, 1861; subsequently served as colonel of the regiment until February 1863, when he resigned; commanded the Fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia, and proceeded to Newcreek, W.Va., in July 1863; mayor of Meadville in 1870; elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1881); was not a candidate for reelection in 1880 to the Forty-seventh Congress; president of the Pittsburgh, Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad Co. until April 1900; president of Phoenix Iron Works Co.; died in Meadville, Pa., May 10, 1907; interment in Greendale Cemetery.

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