DALLEY, Gifford, a Doorkeeper from Pennsylvania; born in 1742; manager, City Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa.; elected Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives for the First Congress and for the two succeeding Congresses (April 4, 1789–December 7, 1795); died in August 1798, in Philadelphia, Pa.
* Gifford Dalley’s last name has been spelled “Dalley,” “Dally,” and “Dudley” in various editions of the Register of Debates.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “DALLEY, Gifford,” https://history.house.gov/People/Listing/D/DALLEY,-Gifford/ (October 30, 2020)
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