DICKENS, Samuel (-1840)

DICKENS, SAMUEL, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Roxboro, Person County, N.C., birth date unknown; pursued an academic course; member of the North Carolina state house of commons, 1813-1815 and 1818; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Richard Stanford (December 2, 1816-March 3, 1817); moved to Madison County, Tenn., in 1820; died in Madison County in 1840.