Samuel E. Hogg

Samuel E. Hogg (April 18, 1783 – May 28, 1842) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives who represented Tennessee from 1817 to 1819.

Samuel E. Hogg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819
Preceded byBennett H. Henderson
Succeeded byRobert Allen
Personal details
Born(1783-04-18)April 18, 1783
Halifax, North Carolina
DiedMay 28, 1842(1842-05-28) (aged 59)
Rutherford County, Tennessee
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Spouse(s)Mary Talbot Hogg




Hogg was born in Halifax, North Carolina son of Thomas and Rebecca Edwards Hogg.[1] His uncle, Samuel Hogg, for whom he was named, became his guardian after his father's death.[2] He attended public schools in Caswell County and taught for a while before studying medicine in Gallatin, Tennessee around 1804.


Hogg subsequently moved to Lebanon County, Tennessee and joined the army as a surgeon. He served in the First Regiment of Tennessee Volunteer Infantry from November 21, 1812 to April 22, 1813. He was on the staff of Major General Andrew Jackson in the expedition against the Creek Indians from February 22 to May 25, 1814. He also served on the staff of Major General William Carroll from November 13, 1814 to May 13, 1815. After three years of working as a surgeon in the army, He was given a leave of absence after an encounter with death.

Hogg then came back to Tennessee where he worked as a waiter in a local diner for a few years before being elected a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives. He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifteenth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1817 to March 3, 1819.[3]

Hogg went back into practicing medicine in Lebanon, Tennessee until 1828. He then practiced in Nashville from 1828 to 1836, and in Natchez from 1836 to 1838. He returned and again practiced in Nashville from 1838 to 1840. He was president of the State Medical Society of Tennessee in 1840.


Hogg died in Rutherford County, Tennessee on May 28, 1842 (age 59 years, 40 days), and is interred at the Nashville City Cemetery.[4]


  1. ^ "Samuel E. Hogg". NCpedia, State Library of North Carolina. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Samuel E. Hogg". NCgenweb. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Samuel E. Hogg". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Samuel E. Hogg". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 13 February 2013.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by