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Joshua Dickerson


Session Position District Party
1817-1818 20 Republican
1819-1820 20 Republican
1821-1822 20 Republican
 Counties   Washington



Joshua Dickerson was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania around 1780, the son of Henry Dickerson, a Revolutionary soldier from New Jersey. Joshua married Margaret McPherson and lived on his father's farm, where he died in 1853. He represented Washington county in the Legislature from 1812 to 1817, and was afterwards elected to two terms in state Senate. Dickerson, a surveyor, was the Secretary of the State Land Office from 1824 to 1830.