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 by Raphael Neale
Succeeded by Daniel Jenifer
Personal details
Born 1778
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Died August 6, 1848
Leonardtown, U.S.
Political party National 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.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Raphael Neale
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 1st congressional district

1825-1831
Succeeded by
Daniel Jenifer