DIMOCK, Davis, Jr., (1801 - 1842)


DIMOCK, Davis, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Exeter, near Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., September 17, 1801; attended the schools of the pioneer settlement of Montrose, Pa., and the Susquehanna County Academy at Montrose; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced practice in Montrose; also engaged in editorial work; appointed county treasurer in 1834; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress and served from March 4, 1841, until his death in Montrose, Pa., January 13, 1842; interment in Montrose Cemetery.