DINSMOOR, Samuel, (1766 - 1835)


DINSMOOR, Samuel, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Windham, N.H., July 1, 1766; pursued classical studies; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1789; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Keene, N.H.; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1812 to the Thirteenth Congress; State councilor in 1821; judge of probate of Cheshire County 1823-1831; member of the commission to establish the boundary line between the States of New Hampshire and Massachusetts in 1825; Governor of New Hampshire 1831-1833; died in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., March 15, 1835; interment in Washington Street Cemetery.