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Nicholas Van Dyke

Nicholas Van Dyke, American senator. member Delaware House of Representatives, 1799; member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from Delaware, 10th-11th congresses, October 6, 1807-1811; member Delaware Senate, 1815-1817; member United States Senate (Federalist) from Delaware, 1817-1826.

Background

  • Dyke, Nicholas Van was born on December 20, 1769 in New Castle, Delaware, United States. Son of Nicholas and Elizabeth (Nixon) Van Dyke.

  • Education

    • Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1788.

    Career

    • Admitted to Delaware bar, 1792. Member Delaware House of Representatives, 1799. Attorney general Delaware, 1801-1806.

      Member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from Delaware, 10th-11th congresses, October 6, 1807-1811. Member Delaware Senate, 1815-1817. Member United States Senate (Federalist) from Delaware, 1817-1826.

    Membership

    Member Delaware House of Representatives, 1799. Member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from Delaware, 10th-11th congresses, October 6, 1807-1811. Member Delaware Senate, 1815-1817.

    Member United States Senate (Federalist) from Delaware, 1817-1826.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Johns, at least 1 child, Dorcas Montgomery.
    • father: Nicholas Dyke
    • mother: Elizabeth (Nixon) Van Dyke
    • spouse: Mary Johns
    • child: Dorcas Montgomery Dyke
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    Born December 20, 1769
    Died March 21, 1826
    (aged 56)
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