Byron Diman

Byron Diman

Byron Diman (August 5, 1795 – August 1, 1865) was an American politician who served as 19th Governor of Rhode Island. Diman was born in Bristol, Rhode Island on August 5, 1795. He worked in a counting-house for over two decades. He was then engaged in the whaling and mill businesses. He served in the Rhode Island Militia and later became Brigadier General. He became a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives for many terms. He became Lieutenant governor of Rhode Island for three ... more on Wikipedia

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