Dayton, William Lewis (10/16/1760-12/01/1864)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Soldier
  • Number of Terms: 1

Subject

  • Dayton, William Lewis
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent images can be seen at

Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; State House Fine Arts Collection; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Citizen

State

New Jersey

Short Legal Citation

12 Stat. 251 (1861), Res. No. 12

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; Who's Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 03/02/1861-12/01/1864

Topic

Regents

Place

New Jersey

Form/Genre

Biographies

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