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William Lewis Dewart

congressman , lawyer

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