Samuel DICKSON, Congress, NY (1807-1858)


DICKSON, Samuel, a Representative from New York; born in the town of Bethlehem (now New Scotland), Albany County, N.Y., March 29, 1807; completed preparatory studies; graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1825; received a diploma from the Censors of the Medical Society of the State of New York in May 1829 and commenced the practice of his profession in New Scotland, N.Y.; elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); died in New Scotland, N.Y., on May 3, 1858; interment in New Scotland Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present