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David Miller De Witt, American lawyer. member 43d Congress (1873-1875); member of New York Assembly, 1883.

Background

Witt, David Miller De was born on November 25, 1837 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Moses Edwards and Lydia Ann (Miller) D.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers College, 1858, A.M., 1861.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1858. Principal New Paltz (New York) Academy, 1861-1862. District attorney Ulster County, New York, 1862-1868.

Member 43d Congress (1873-1875). Assistant Corporate Counsel, Brooklyn, 1879-1882. Member of New York Assembly, 1883.

Surrogate of Ulster Company (appointed to fill vacancy), 1885-1886.

Membership

Member 43d Congress (1873-1875). Member of New York Assembly, 1883.

Connections

Married Mary Antoinette MacDonald, April.

father:
Moses Edwards D.

mother:
Lydia Ann (Miller) D.

spouse:
Mary Antoinette MacDonald