Josiah Dean

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Josiah Dean
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1809
Preceded byPhanuel Bishop
Succeeded byLaban Wheaton
Personal details
Born(1748-03-06)March 6, 1748
Raynham, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 14, 1818(1818-10-14) (aged 70)
Raynham, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

Josiah Dean (March 6, 1748 – October 14, 1818) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Born in Raynham, Massachusetts, Dean attended the common schools. He engaged in the rolling-mill and shipbuilding business. Selectman in 1781. Town clerk in 1805. He served in the State senate 1804–1807.

Dean was elected as a Democratic-Republican member to the Tenth Congress (March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1809). He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1810 and 1811. He resumed his former business pursuits. He died in Raynham, Massachusetts, October 14, 1818. He was interred in Pleasant Street Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Josiah Dean (id: D000173)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Phanuel Bishop
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 9th congressional district

Succeeded by
Laban Wheaton