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Justin DWINELL

(1785-1850)

DWINELL, Justin, a Representative from New York; born in Shaftsbury, Vt., October 28, 1785; attended a local private school and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.; was graduated from Yale College in 1808; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1811 and commenced practice in Cazenovia, N.Y., the same year; member of the State assembly in 1821 and 1822; elected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); was not a candidate for renomination; resumed the practice of law; judge of the common pleas court of Madison County, N.Y., 1828-1833; district attorney of Madison County 1837-1845; died in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., September 17, 1850; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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

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