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
Born1778
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.

References[edit]

  • 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

1825-1831
Succeeded by
Daniel Jenifer