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Pennsylvania State Senate

John Dickey

Photo credit: Portrait by John Francis, Pa. St. Museum


Session Office Position District Party
1833-1834 25 Democrat
1835-1836 25 Democrat
 Counties   Beaver, Butler


1794 - 1853

Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, PA., June 23, 1794, the son of Robert and Rebeka Fleming Dickey; John Dickey received a rural education; served as postmaster of Old Brighton, PA, 1818-1821; elected sheriff, 1824-1827; member of the state Senate, 1833-1837; elected as a Whig to Congress, 1843-1845 and 1847-1849; appointed US Marshal for the western district of Pennsylvania on January 22, 1852; died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, on March 14, 1853; interred in the Old Cemetery.