William Harrison Dimmick
William H. Dimmick (brother of Milo Melankthon Dimmick) was born in Milford, Pennsylvania, the son of Dan Dimmick, a lawyer and Jane, daughter of Jacobus Josephus Aerts, also known as Dr. Francis J. Smith. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1835 and commenced practice in Bethany, Pennsylvania. He moved to Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in 1842 and continued the practice of law. He served as prosecuting attorney of Wayne County, Pennsylvania, in 1836 and 1837. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1845 to 1847.
Dimmick's law partner was his younger cousin Samuel E. Dimmick, whom he trained in law. The two cousins ran as opponents in the 1856 election.
- William Harrison Dimmick at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- The Political Graveyard
- Another bio
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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district
1857 - 1861
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