Anthony Joseph Dimond

Anthony Joseph Dimond

Birth
Palatine Bridge, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Death 28 May 1953 (aged 71)
Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA
Burial Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA
Memorial ID 7366335 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Educated at St. Mary’s Catholic Institute, he was a school teacher in Montgomery County, New York, (1900-03). Relocating to Alaska, he was a miner (1904-12), studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1913 and commenced to practice law in Valdez, Alaska. He was United States Commissioner (1913-14) special assistant United States attorney in 1917, Mayor of Valdez, (1920-22, 25-32) and a member of the Alaska Territorial Senate, (1923-26, 29-32). In 1933, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1945. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was appointed district judge for the third division of Alaska, serving until his death at age 71.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Apr 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony Joseph Dimond (30 Nov 1881–28 May 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7366335, citing Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .