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  • ID: I84193
  • Name: George Mifflin DALLAS
  • RELA: 13th cousin 7x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 JUL 1792 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
  • GRAD: 1810 Princeton University
  • Event: Elected BET 21 OCT 1828 AND 15 APR 1829 Mayor of Philadelphia, PA
  • Event: Elected BET 13 DEC 1831 AND 4 MAR 1833 United States Senator from Pennsylvania
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1845 AND 4 MAR 1849 11th Vice President of the United States
  • Death: 31 DEC 1864 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
  • Title: Vice President
  • Event: Pic Vice President George Mifflin Dallas
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    DALLAS, George Mifflin, (great-great-granduncle of Claiborne Pell), a Senator from Pennsylvania and a vice president of the United States; born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 10, 1792; graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1810; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1813; private secretary to Albert Gallatin, Minister to Russia; returned in 1814 and commenced the practice of law in New York City; solicitor of the United States Bank 1815- 1817; returned to Philadelphia and was appointed deputy attorney general in 1817; mayor of Philadelphia October 21, 1828-April 15, 1829; United States district attorney for the eastern district of Pennsylvania 1829-1831; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Isaac D. Barnard and served from December 13, 1831, to March 3, 1833; declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1832; chairman, Committee on Naval Affairs (Twenty-second Congress); resumed the practice of law; attorney general of Pennsylvania 1833-1835; appointed by President Martin Van Buren as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Russia 1837-1839, when he was recalled at his own request; elected Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket in 1844 with James K. Polk and served from March 4, 1845, to March 3, 1849; appointed Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain by President Franklin Pierce 1856-1861; returned to Philadelphia, and died there December 31, 1864; interment in St. Peter's Churchyard.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Alexander James DALLAS b: 21 JUN 1759 in Kingston, Jamaica
    Mother: Arabella Maria SMITH b: 1760

    Marriage 1 Sophia Chew NICKLIN b: 25 JUN 1798 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    • Married: 23 MAY 1816 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Juliana Maria DALLAS b: 25 AUG 1819 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth Nicklin DALLAS b: AUG 1822 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    3. Has No Children Sophia Philips DALLAS b: 9 SEP 1823 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    4. Has No Children Philip Mifflin DALLAS b: ABT 1825 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    5. Has No Children Alexander James DALLAS b: 30 SEP 1826 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    6. Has No Children Catherine Chew DALLAS b: 27 NOV 1827 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    7. Has No Children Charlotte Byron DALLAS b: ABT 1836 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
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