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Dorsey, Clement, 1778-1848



  • Existence: 1778 - 1848

Clement Dorsey (1778 – August 6, 1848) was an American politician from Maryland. He was born near Oaklands in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in 1778; attended St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice. He was a major in the Maryland Militia 1812–1818. He was elected from Maryland's 1st Congressional district to the Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1831); resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress; judge of the fifth circuit court of Maryland until his death in Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Maryland, August 6, 1848;

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Clement Dorsey letter

Webster Mss 834110.1
Identifier: Mss 834110.1
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Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 835278.1
Identifier: Mss 835278.1
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