George Robertson Dennis

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George Robertson Dennis

Whitehaven, Wicomico County, Maryland, USA
Death 13 Aug 1882 (aged 60)
Kingston, Somerset County, Maryland, USA
Burial Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 7856016 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He graduated from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute New York, then entered the University of Virginia, studied medicine, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, graduated in 1843 and practiced medicine in Kingston, Maryland. He was elected a member of the Maryland State Senate 1854. During the Civil War, he served as a Colonel in the Union Army. After the war, he was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates 1867 and a member of the Maryland State Senate in 1871. In 1873, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1879. After his term, he was into agricultural pursuits until his death at age 60.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Robertson Dennis (8 Apr 1822–13 Aug 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7856016, citing Saint Andrews Episcopal Churchyard Cemetery, Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .