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William Lewis Dewart

William Lewis Dewart, American congressman, lawyer. member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Pennsylvania, 35th Congress, 1857-1859.

Background

  • Dewart, William Lewis was born on June 21, 1821 in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Lewis Dewart.

  • Education

    • Graduate Dickinson Prep. Graduate Princeton, 1839. Studied law.

    Career

    • Chief burgess Sunbury, 1845-1846. President school board. Delegate Democratic nat.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Pennsylvania, 35th Congress, 1857-1859.

    Connections

    • father: Lewis Dewart. Dewart
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    Died April 19, 1888
    (aged 66)
    Nationality