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Elisha Dickerson CULLEN Representative

YEARS 1799-1862
OFFICE Representative
PARTY American Party
CONGRESS(ES) 34th (1855-1857)

Elisha Dickerson CULLEN Biography

CULLEN, Elisha Dickerson, a Representative from Delaware; born in Millsboro, Sussex County, Del., April 23, 1799; attended Princeton College; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1821 and commenced practice in Georgetown, Del; elected as the candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856 to the Thirty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Georgetown, Del., on February 8, 1862; interment in the Presbyterian Churchyard, Lewes, Del. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Cullen, Elisha D. Personal Explanation: Remarks of Elisha D. Cullen, of Delaware, in the House of Representatives, August 4, 1856, on the next presidency. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1856. ——. Speech of Hon. E. D. Cullen, of Delaware, on the Kansas contested election; delivered in the House of Representatives, March 7, 1856. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1856.

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