DIETZ, William, (1778 - 1848)


DIETZ, William, a Representative from New York; born in Schoharie, N.Y., June 28, 1778; attended the district schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; town clerk in 1804 and 1805; supervisor of Schoharie in 1812; served in the State assembly in 1814, 1815, and 1823; elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1827); member of the State senate 1830-1833; resumed agricultural pursuits; colonel of the militia; died in Schoharie, Schoharie County, N.Y., on August 24, 1848; interment in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery.