Clement Dorsey

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Clement Dorsey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from 's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1831
Preceded byRaphael Neale
Succeeded byDaniel Jenifer
Personal details
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
DiedAugust 6, 1848
Leonardtown, U.S.
Political partyNational Republican Party

Clement Dorsey (1778 – August 6, 1848) was an American politician from Maryland.

He was born near Oaklands in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in 1778; attended St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice. He was a major in the Maryland Militia 1812–1818. He was elected from Maryland's 1st Congressional district to the Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1831); resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress; judge of the fifth circuit court of Maryland until his death in Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Maryland, August 6, 1848; interment in a private burial ground at "Summerseat," near Laurel Grove, Maryland.


  • United States Congress. "Clement Dorsey (id: D000437)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Raphael Neale
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Daniel Jenifer