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Samuel Lewis Casey (February 12, 1821 – August 25, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Caseyville, Kentucky, Casey attended the country schools.[1] He engaged in mercantile pursuits.[1]

Samuel L. Casey
Member of U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 1st district
In office
March 10, 1862 – March 4, 1863
Preceded byHenry C. Burnett
Succeeded byLucien Anderson
8th Treasurer of the United States
In office
April 4, 1853 – December 22, 1859
PresidentFranklin Pierce
James Buchanan
Preceded byJohn Sloane
Succeeded byWilliam C. Price
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
In office
1860-1862
Personal details
Born
Samuel Lewis Casey

(1821-02-12)February 12, 1821
near Caseyville, Kentucky, U.S.
DiedAugust 25, 1902(1902-08-25) (aged 81)
Saint Joseph, Missouri, U.S.

In 1853, President of the United States Franklin Pierce nominated Casey to be Treasurer of the United States. Casey held this office from April 4, 1853 to December 22, 1859.[2] He served as member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1860 to 1862.[1]

Casey was elected as a Unionist to the 37th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of Henry C. Burnett and served as representative of Kentucky's 1st congressional district from March 10, 1862, to March 4, 1863.[1]

Casey then retired from active business pursuits.[1] He died in Saint Joseph, Missouri on August 25, 1902.[1] He was cremated and his ashes interred in Caseyville Cemetery, Caseyville, Kentucky.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Biography from Congressional website". Bioguide.congress.gov. 1902-08-25. Retrieved 2011-12-05.
  2. ^ "Family Tree Maker". Familytreemaker.genealogy.com. Retrieved 2011-12-05.

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