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 Samuel Atkinson Dobbins

Samuel Atkinson Dobbins

Birth
Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Death 26 May 1886 (aged 72)
Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6938413 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Successful in agricultural venues, he was Sheriff of Burlington County, (1854-57), a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly (1859-61) and president of the board of trustees at Pennington Seminary, for ten years. In 1873, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1877. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his agricultural pursuits until his death at 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6938413
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Atkinson Dobbins (14 Apr 1814–26 May 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6938413, citing Mount Holly Cemetery, Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .