Philemon Dickinson

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Birthday
5, 1739
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Feb 4, 1809 (69)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1739
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Feb 4, 1809 (69)

About

Politician and lawyer who served as a United States Senator for New Jersey from 1790 to 1793. He was considered one of the most important officers of the American Revolutionary War.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1759, and later studied Law before being admitted to the bar.

Trivia

He was a member of the commission, which selected where the national capital would be in Washington D.C. in 1784.

Family Life

He married his cousin, Mary Cadwalader, in 1767 and they had two children, Samuel and Mary.

Associated With

Another known person from Trenton, New Jersey like him is actress, Embeth Davidtz.