Josiah Dean (March 6, 1748 – October 14, 1818) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Raynham in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Dean attended the common schools. His primary business pursuits were in the rolling-mill and shipbuilding business. He served as the selectman in 1781, town clerk in 1805, and in the Massachusetts State Senate from 1804 to 1807.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 9th district
March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1809
|Preceded by||Phanuel Bishop|
|Succeeded by||Laban Wheaton|
|Born||March 6, 1748|
Raynham, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
|Died||October 14, 1818 (aged 70)|
Raynham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Following his tenure in Congress, he was elected to the State House of Representatives in 1810 and 1811.
Dean remained in the private sector for the remainder of his life. He died in Raynham, Massachusetts, on October 14, 1818, and was interred in Pleasant Street Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Josiah Dean (id: D000173)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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