Timothy Dimock, MD
|Member of the Connecticut Senate|
January 1, 1846 –December 31, 1846
|Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives|
January 1,1838 –December 31,1838
|Died||April 29,1874 75) (aged|
|Resting place||Nathan Hale Cemetery|
Mary Ann Moody
(m. 1826;died 1838)
Laura Farnam Booth
(m. 1839;died 1872)
|Alma mater||Yale Medical School|
Timothy Dimock (April 17,1799 – April 29,1874) was an American physician and politician who was the father or prominent lawyer and businessman Henry F. Dimock.
Dimock was born on April 17,1799,in Coventry,Connecticut,to Daniel Dimick (1765-1833) and Anna Wright (1766-1832).He had eight siblings. Dimock graduated from Yale Medical School in 1823.
He practiced medicine in Coventry since taking his degree. In 1846,he was a member of the Connecticut State Senate,and ex officio one of the Corporation of Yale College.
He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1838 and the Senate in 1846.During the 1850s and 1860s,he served as surgeon for parts of Connecticut's militia,empowered to grant medical waivers for exemption of duty.
On June 29,1826,Dimock married Mary Ann Moody (1810–1838). Together they had a daughter.
After Moody's death in 1838,he married Laura Farnam Booth (1819-1872) on May 8,1839.Together they had:
He died in South Coventry,Conn.,April 29,1874,and is buried at the Nathan Hale Cemetery in Coventry,Connecticut.
The Booth &Dimock Memorial Library in Coventry is named for him and Reverend Chauncey Booth. equivalent to $1,163,000in 2021) to the South Coventry Library Association to build the Booth and Dimock Memorial Library,named for his father and grandfather.His son,Henry,who died on April 10,1911,left $40,000 (
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