John Nicholson

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Birthday
17, 1827
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Nov 4, 1906 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1827
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Nov 4, 1906 (78)

About

During the late 1860s, this Delaware Democrat served in the United States House of Representatives. Also an attorney, he established a legal practice in Dover, Delaware.

Before Fame

After graduating from Pennsylvania's Dickinson College, he briefly worked as a school superintendent before pursuing a career as a lawyer.

Trivia

Though he spent his early childhood in Laurel, Delaware, he traveled to Virginia for his secondary schooling.

Family Life

His marriage to Angelica Killeen Reed produced four children, including a son named John Reed Nicholson who went on to become Chancellor of Delaware.

Associated With

He and Charles Lore both served as U.S. Representatives from Delaware during the Nineteenth Century.