Samuel Simons (1792 – January 13, 1847) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district from 1843 to 1845. He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1830.

Samuel Simons
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845[1][2]
Preceded byThomas Burr Osborne
Succeeded byTruman Smith
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
In office
1830 –  [1]
Personal details
Born1792[1][2]
Bridgeport, Connecticut[1]
Died(1847-01-13)January 13, 1847[1][2]
Bridgeport, Connecticut[1]
Resting placeMountain Grove Cemetery[1][2]
Political partyDemocratic[1]
ResidenceBridgeport, Connecticut
Occupationteacher, physician

Early lifeEdit

He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he pursued an academic course of study. He held several local offices and also taught in school. He studied medicine and commenced practice in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Political careerEdit

Simons was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1830. In addition, he was the director of the Housatonic Railroad and a trustee of the Bridgeport Savings Bank. He served in the Twenty-eighth Congress from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1845 and served as chairman of the Committee on Engraving. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of medicine in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he died in 1847. He was buried in Mountain Grove Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h [1]
  2. ^ a b c d [2]

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Samuel Simons (id: S000425)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Burr Osborne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Succeeded by
Truman Smith
Connecticut House of Representatives
Preceded by
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Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
1830
Succeeded by
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