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Donald McDonald Dickinson
Birth: Jan. 17, 1846
Port Ontario
Oswego County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1917
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

U.S. Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Moving with his family to Michigan, as a child, he grew up Detroit and graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, was admitted to the bar 1867 and had a very successful law practice. He frequently argued cases before the Supreme Court and established himself in politics by 1872. He was a member of Michigan Democrat Committee, (1880-85) and was a strong supporter of Grover Cleveland. After the election of Cleveland as President, he accepted the appointment as United States Postmaster General, serving (1888-89). After Cleveland's first term in office, he returned to the practice of law until his death at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Asa Case Dickinson (1802 - 1885)
  Minerva Holmes Dickinson (1805 - 1882)
 
 Siblings:
  Marcia Jane Dickinson (1828 - 1903)*
  Asa D Dickinson (1830 - 1903)*
  Jerome Goodell Dickinson (1832 - 1854)*
  Julia Jeanette Dickinson Cottrell (1834 - 1860)*
  Sarah Adelaide Dickinson Clift (1837 - 1869)*
  Dewitt Holmes Dickinson (1840 - 1869)*
  George D Dickinson (1842 - 1915)*
  Donald McDonald Dickinson (1846 - 1917)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 24, 2002
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