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Archibald T. Dick
(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)
Archibald T. Dick (1816), son of Thomas Brinton and Phoebe (Hart) Dick, was born December 21, 1794, at Easton, where his father was then practicing law. Subsequently the family returned to Chester, where the son entered the office of William Graham; was admitted to the Bar of Delaware County, January 16, 1816, and acquired a lucrative practice.
In the autumn of 1814, Archibald T. Dick entered as a private in the Second Company, Washington Guards, commanded by John Swift, afterwards Mayor of Philadelphia. He was stationed at Camp duPont during the emergency.
He was one of the organizers in 1834 of the Delaware County Insurance Company. In 1836, he built the mansion on Edgmont avenue, at Fifth street, formerly owned by the
Young Men's Christian Association, and died there August 13, 1837, aged 42 years.
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