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Edward Dickinson
Birth: Jan. 1, 1803
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1874
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended Amherst Academy, graduated from Yale College in 1823, studied law at the law school of Northampton Law School Massachusetts, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice law in Amherst, Massachusetts, 1826. He was treasurer of Amherst College (1835-73), a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1838-39), served in the Massachusetts State Senate (1842-43) and a member of the Governorís council, (1846-47). In 1853, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress, serving until 1855. Declining to be a candidate for reelection, he practiced law and was again elected a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives in 1873 and served until his death age 71. He also was the father of noted poet Emily Dickerson. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Fowler Dickinson (1775 - 1838)
  Lucretia Gunn Dickinson (1775 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Norcross Dickinson (1804 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  William Austin Dickinson (1829 - 1895)*
  Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)*
  Lavinia Norcross Dickinson (1833 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Dickinson (1803 - 1874)
  William Dickinson (1804 - 1887)*
  Lucretia G. Dickinson Bullard (1807 - 1885)*
  Elizabeth Dickinson Currier (1823 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Cemetery
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 53, Grave C
GPS (lat/lon): 42.37934, -72.51907
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Jul 11, 2003
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Edward Dickinson
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