William Harrison Dimmick
William H. Dimmick
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861
|Preceded by||Asa Packer|
|Succeeded by||Philip Johnson|
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 10th district|
|Preceded by||John S. Gibbons|
|Succeeded by||Farris B. Streeter|
|Born||December 20, 1815|
|Died||August 2, 1861 (aged 45)|
William Harrison Dimmick (December 20, 1815 – August 2, 1861) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district from 1857 to 1861.
William H. Dimmick (brother of Milo Melankthon Dimmick) was born in Milford, Pennsylvania, the son of Dan Dimmick, a lawyer and Jane, daughter of Jacobus Josephus Aerts, also known as Dr. Francis J. Smith. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1835 and commenced practice in Bethany, Pennsylvania. He moved to Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in 1842 and continued the practice of law. He served as prosecuting attorney of Wayne County, Pennsylvania, in 1836 and 1837. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 10th district from 1845 to 1846.
Dimmick's law partner was his younger cousin Samuel E. Dimmick, whom he trained in law. The two cousins ran as opponents in the 1856 election.
- "Pennsylvania State Senate - William Harrison Dimmick Biography". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
- United States Congress. "William Harrison Dimmick (id: D000351)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|Pennsylvania State Senate|
John S. Gibbons
| Member of the Pennsylvania Senate, 10th district
Farris B. Streeter
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district