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William Donaldson Dickey, American judge. awarded Congressional Medal of Honor. Served 3 years in army of Potomac before 21 years of age.

Background

Dickey, William Donaldson was born on January 11, 1845 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Son of William and Esther (James) Dickey.

Education

Educated Newburgh Academy and Mount Retirement Seminary, Deckertown, New Jersey. Law course in Albany Law School.

Career

Served 3 years in army of Potomac before 21 years of age. Entered as private and promoted to major and brevetted colonel. Recd. bvts. as major, lieutenant colonel and colonel for “gallant and meritorious services”.

Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor. Admitted to bar; member of New York Const. Convention, 1894; justice Supreme Court of the New York, January 1, 1896-December 31, 1909.

Membership

Served 3 years in army of Potomac before 21 years of age.

Connections

Married Kate W. Richmond, June 25, 1868.

father:
William Dickey

mother:
Esther (James) Dickey

spouse:
Kate W. Richmond