J. J. Dossen
|J. J. Dossen|
|16th Vice President of Liberia|
January 1, 1906 – January 1, 1912
|Preceded by||Joseph D. Summerville|
|Succeeded by||Samuel George Harmon|
|8th Chief Justice of Liberia|
|Nominated by||Daniel Edward Howard|
|Preceded by||James A. Toliver|
|Succeeded by||F. E. R. Johnson|
Maryland County, Liberia
|Died||August 17, 1924
|Political party||True Whig|
James Jenkins Dossen (c.1866 – August 17, 1924)) was a Liberian politician and jurist, serving as the Vice President of Liberia from 1906 to 1912 under President Arthur Barclay. He was elected president of the Liberia College in 1913, and associate judge of the Supreme Court of Liberia for 10 years, before holding the position of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia for 13 years. The J.J. Dossen Memorial Hospital in Harper, Maryland County, the only hospital in south-eastern Liberia, is named after him.
- Marcus Garvey; Robert A. Hill (1983). The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers - Volume V: September 1922-August 1924. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-05817-8.
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Joseph D. Summerville
|Vice President of Liberia
1906 – 1912
Samuel Alfred Ross
James A. Toliver
|Chief Justice of Liberia
1912 – 1924
F. E. R. Johnson
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