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Nicholas Van Dyke

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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