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Milo Melankthon Dimmick

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Preceded by  Richard Brodhead
Party  Democratic Party
Political party  Democratic
Succeeded by  Ner Middleswarth
Name  Milo Dimmick
Resigned  March 3, 1853
Role  U.S. representative

Born  October 30, 1811 Milford, Pennsylvania (1811-10-30)
Died  November 22, 1872, Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States

Milo Melankthon Dimmick (October 30, 1811 – November 22, 1872) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography

Milo Melankthon Dimmick (brother of William Harrison Dimmick) was born in Milford, Pennsylvania. He pursued classical studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1834 and commenced practice in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Dimmick was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses. While a member of congress, he served a chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War during the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1852. He resumed the practice of law. He was an unsuccessful candidate for president judge of the twenty-second judicial district of Pennsylvania in 1853. He moved to Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, in 1853 and continued the practice of law and also engaged in the banking business. He died in Mauch Chunk in 1872, and was buried in Mauch Chunk Cemetery.

References

Milo Melankthon Dimmick Wikipedia


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