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Sidney Dean

Sidney Dean, American clergyman, congressman, editor. member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1854-1855; member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 34th-35th congresses, 1855-1859; member Rhode Island Senate, 1870-1871.

Background

  • Dean, Sidney was born on November 16, 1818 in Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Amos and Nancy (Kempton) Dean.

  • Career

    • Minister, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 1859-1861. Editor and publishing manager Providence Evening Press, Providence Morning Star, Rhode Island Press, Providence, 1865-1880.

    Works

    • Author: A History of Banking and Banks from the Bank of Venice to the Year 1883, published 1884.

    Membership

    Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1854-1855. Member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 34th-35th congresses, 1855-1859. Member Rhode Island Senate, 1870-1871.

    Connections

    • Married Martha A. Hollister, 1839, 1 son, 1 daughter. Married second, Annie Eddy, 3 sons.
    • father: Amos Dean
    • mother: Nancy (Kempton) Dean
    • spouses: Martha A. Hollister
    • Annie Eddy
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    Died October 29, 1901
    (aged 82)
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