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Biography of Justin Dwinelle (1785 to 1850)
Daniel H. Weiskotten
Last modified May 19, 2004

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Photograph of a plaster bust of Judge Justin Dwinelle, which once hung in the Madison County Court House, courtesy of Scott M. Dwinnelle

See also a 1908 reminiscence of life in Cazenovia by Judge Dwinelle's daughter, Louise Dwinelle.

From: Web Page, The Political Graveyard, maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum

Justin Dwinell (Dwinelle) (1785-1850) Born in Vermont. Member of New York state legislature; U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1823-1825; state court judge. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.


From: Web Page, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

DWINELL (Dwinelle), Justin, a Representative from New York; born in Shaftsbury, Vt., October 28, 1785; attended a local private school and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.; was graduated from Yale College in 1808; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1811 and commenced practice in Cazenovia, N.Y., the same year; member of the State assembly in 1821 and 1822; elected to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); was not a candidate for renomination; resumed the practice of law; judge of the common pleas court of Madison County, N.Y., 1828-1833; district attorney of Madison County 1837-1845; died in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., September 17, 1850; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.