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  Dallas, George M.
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NameGeorge M. Dallas
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born July 10, 1792
DiedDecember 31, 1864 (72 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedChronicler
Jul 10, 2008 05:49am
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InfoDALLAS, George Mifflin, (great-great-granduncle of Claiborne Pell), a Senator from Pennsylvania and a vice president of the United States; born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 10, 1792; graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1810; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1813; private secretary to Albert Gallatin, Minister to Russia; returned in 1814 and commenced the practice of law in New York City; solicitor of the United States Bank 1815-1817; returned to Philadelphia and was appointed deputy attorney general in 1817

Mayor (D-Philadelphia) 1828-1829

United States district attorney for the eastern district of Pennsylvania 1829-1831

U.S. Senator (D-PA) 1831-1833; elected to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Isaac D. Barnard; declined to be a candidate for reelection in 183. Chairman, Committee on Naval Affairs (Twenty-second Congress)

Resumed the practice of law

Attorney general (D-PA) 1833-1835

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Russia 1837-1839

Vice President (D) 1845-1849

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain 1856-1861

Returned to Philadelphia, and died there December 31, 1864; interment in St. Peter’s Churchyard.

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FAMILY
Wife Sophia Chew Nicklin Dallas May 23, 1816-Dec 31, 1864
Father Alexander James Dallas 1759-1817

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  02/04/1856 US Ambassador to the United Kingdom Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/26/1848 US President - D Convention Lost 0.96% (-56.59%)
  11/05/1844 US Vice President Won 61.82% (+23.64%)
  05/30/1844 US Vice President - D Convention Won 30.77% (-5.03%)
  03/07/1837 US Ambassador to Russia Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/13/1831 PA US Senate - Special Election Won 50.38% (+24.81%)
  12/16/1830 PA US Senate Lost 3.79% (-50.76%)
  10/21/1828 Philadelphia Mayor Won 80.00% (+60.00%)
  10/08/1822 PA District 02 Lost 36.67% (-24.17%)
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