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Dempsey Burges

Dempsey Burgess (1751 – 13 January 1800) was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1795 and 1799.

Born in Shiloh, North Carolina, in Camden County, Burgess was a member of the North Carolina Provincial Congress in 1775 and 1776. He was a soldier in the American Revolutionary War, serving first as major of the Pasquotank Minutemen and later as lieutenant colonel of Gregory’s Continental Regiment.

Burgess was elected as a Republican to the 4th and [[5th United States

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