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Find A Grave - Pleasant Valley (Dutchess County)
Dean, Gilbert [original burial site] b. August 14, 1819 d. October 12, 1870 US Congressman, Jurist. A Democrat, he represented New York's 8th and 12th Districts in the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving from 1851 to 1854. Dean graduated from Yale College in 1841, studied law, and set up practice in Poughkeepsie, New York. He had no political experience prior to his election to the US House in 1850. In July 1854 he resigned from Congress to accept appointment as a justice of the New York Supreme Court, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Seward...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pleasant Valley (Dutchess County), Dutchess County, New York, USA