Gilbert Dean served in 1858. Born in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, N.Y. Aug. 14, 1819. Graduated from Yale, 1841, and admitted to New York bar, 1844. Practiced in Poughkeepsie. Representative to Congress (Democrat), 1851-1854. Appointed to state supreme court, 1854. Died in Poughkeepsie Oct. 12, 1870. Interrred in Presbyterian Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, N.Y.; reinterred in Portland Evergreen Cemetery, Brocton, Chautauqua County, N.Y. (1 The New York Times, History of the Bench and Bar of New York (1897), New York History Co., p. 295). See also http://bioguide.congress.gov.
This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.