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Sidney Dean

clergyman , editor , congressman

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