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  Dickey, John
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AffiliationWhig   
NameJohn Dickey
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Beaver, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born June 23, 1794
DiedMarch 14, 1853 (58 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Dec 20, 2014 05:51pm
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InfoDICKEY, John, (father of Oliver James Dickey), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., June 23, 1794; completed preparatory studies; appointed postmaster of Old Brighton, Pa., on April 11, 1818, and served until May 17, 1821; served as sheriff 1824-1827; member of the State senate in 1835 and 1837; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); elected to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); appointed United States marshal for the western district of Pennsylvania on January 22, 1852; died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, on March 14, 1853; interment in the Old Cemetery.

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