Edward Dickinson
American politician
Edward Dickinson
Edward Dickinson was an American politician from Massachusetts. He is best known as the father of the poet Emily Dickinson; their family home in Amherst, the Dickinson Homestead, is now a museum dedicated to her. Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, where he attended public schools and the Amherst Academy. He graduated from Yale College in 1823 and studied law in the law school of Northampton, Massachusetts.
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William H. Dickinson - Fredericksburg.com
Google News - over 5 years
He was preceded in death by three children, Edward Dickinson, Terry Dickinson and Tracy Dickinson; his parents, Willie B. Dickinson and Mae Allen; three sisters, Adeline Crews, Myrtle Adams and Erma Decatur; and his first wife, Peggy Dickinson
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Gonzales County deeds: June 23 - The Gonzales Cannon
Google News - over 5 years
Rowland, Debra Denise to Williams, Robert A, w/d, Lt. 22, Lakeside Subdvn & 2.216 Acres, Edward Dickinson Svy, A-19. OPM Texas Investments, LLC to Diamond M Drilling & Exploration Company, w/d, 0.1029 of an acre (Pt. Lt. 3), Blk. 23) Orig
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Harvard makes Emily Dickinson Bible available online - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Edward Dickinson, a lawyer and church and community leader in Amherst, Massachusetts, gave the Bible to his middle child when she was 13 years old. The Dickinsons were key members of the town's First Congregational Church which was located across from
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Gonzales County Official Records: June 3 - The Gonzales Cannon
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Day, Robert (Trustee), Day, Mary Ann (Trustee), Day Living Trust, Robert and Day Living Trust, Mary Ann to Merritt, Mark A., w/d, 2.52 Acres, Edward Dickinson Svy, A-19. Pish, Charles, Pish, Dustin and Pish, Brandi to Key, Terry, Key, Debbie, Stamps,
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Go West Young Congressman! - Commentary
Google News - almost 6 years
Edward Dickinson Baker was born in Britain but became an Illinois congressman (where he befriended Abraham Lincoln) and then moved to Oregon to become a United States senator before being killed in action in the Civil War. So while Kucinich's move
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Marin History Watch: A splash - Marin Independent-Journal
Google News - almost 6 years
Edward Dickinson Baker, who had commanded the Union's California Regiment in the Civil War and was later killed in battle. The fort on the Golden Gate's north shore soon became "another town" for Sausalitans, with locals attending weekend ballgames as
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The Self-Containment Artist
NYTimes - over 15 years
MY WARS ARE LAID AWAY IN BOOKS The Life of Emily Dickinson. By Alfred Habegger. Illustrated. 764 pp. New York: Random House. $35. The treacherous lure of Emily Dickinson, as the biographer Alfred Habegger observes, is that we feel ''on the track of knowing her.'' Despite the poet's evasive designs, her words rush at us so directly that they often
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WASHINGTON TALK: CONGRESS; Revising 200 Years Of Misinformation
NYTimes - about 30 years
History buffs in need of information about any of the 11,700 people who have served in Congress turn to the best available resource, the latest volume of the Biographical Directory of the American Congress. But the best, scholars say, is far from good enough. The current volume, last updated in 1971, is riddled with misinformation. Key dates for
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THE RIDDLES OF EMILY DICKINSON
NYTimes - almost 31 years
EMILY DICKINSON has received considerable attention during the 100 years since her death on May 15, 1886, and yet she remains almost as mysterious as Shakespeare. Some of her lines are so familiar that we quote them without knowing we are doing so: ''The Soul selects her own Society''; ''I'm Nobody! Who are you? / Are you - Nobody - Too?'';
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1874
    Age 71
    Dickinson died in Boston on June 16, 1874 and is buried in Amherst's West Cemetery.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1853
    Age 50
    He then was elected as a Whig to the United States Congress 1853-1855, declined to be a candidate for the Republican nomination of Lieutenant Governor in 1861, and was again elected a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1873.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1838
    Age 35
    He was then elected a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives 1838 - 1839, served in the Massachusetts Senate in 1842 - 1843, and was a member of the Governor's Council 1846 - 1847.
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  • 1835
    Age 32
    Dickinson served as treasurer of Amherst College from 1835 until 1873.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1828
    Age 25
    On May 6, 1828 he married Emily Norcross Dickinson (1804 - 1882); they had three children, William Austin, Emily Elizabeth, and Lavinia Norcross.
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  • 1826
    Age 23
    He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Amherst in 1826.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1803
    Age 0
    Born in 1803.
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