Timothy Dexter (January 22, 1747 – October 23, 1806) was an American businessman noted for his writing and eccentricity.

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Timothy Dexter
Dexter in 1805
Born(1747-01-22)January 22, 1747
DiedOctober 23, 1806(1806-10-23) (aged 59)
Resting placeOld Hill Burying Ground, Dexter Family Plot, Newburyport
OccupationEntrepreneur
Known forUncommon good fortune, eccentricity
Notable workA Pickle for the Knowing Ones or Plain Truth in a Homespun Dress (1802)
Spouse
Elizabeth (Lord) Frothingham
(m. 1770)
Children
  • Nancy Dexter
  • Samuel Dexter
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