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Clement DORSEY


DORSEY, Clement, a Representative from Maryland; born near Oaklands in Anne Arundel County, Md., in 1778; attended St. John’s College, Annapolis, Md.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice; major in the Maryland Militia 1812-1818; elected as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses, and reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (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. Marys County, Md., August 6, 1848; interment in a private burial ground at “Summerseat,” near Laurel Grove, Md.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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