Elisha Dickerson Cullen, US Congress

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Elisha Dickerson Cullen

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Birthplace: Millsboro, Delaware
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Lewes Presbyterian Church Cemetery Lewes Sussex County Delaware
Immediate Family:

Husband of Margaret Cullen
Father of Mary Waples Cullen; Charles Cullen and Lydia Cullen

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About Elisha Dickerson Cullen, US Congress

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U.S. Congressman. Elected to represent Delaware as a U.S. Congressman and served from 1855 to 1857.

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Elisha Dickerson Cullen (April 23, 1799 – February 8, 1862) was an American lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the American Party, who served as U. S. Representative from Delaware.

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Cullen was born in Millsboro, Delaware, attended Princeton College, studied law, was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 1821 and commenced practice in Georgetown, Delaware. His sons included Charles M. Cullen, an Associate Justice from Sussex County and his grandsons included a lawyer, Charles W. Cullen. Professional and political career

He was elected as the candidate of the American Party to the 34th Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856 to the 35th Congress. Consequently he resumed the practice of law in Georgetown. Death and legacy

Cullen died at Georgetown, and is buried in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery at Lewes, Delaware.

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Elisha Dickerson Cullen, US Congress's Timeline

1799
1799
Millsboro, Delaware
1823
1823
Age 24
1826
1826
Age 27
1828
1828
Age 29
1862
1862
Age 63
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Lewes Presbyterian Church Cemetery Lewes Sussex County Delaware