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  Calvin, Samuel
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NameSamuel Calvin
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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born July 30, 1811
DiedMarch 12, 1890 (78 years)
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Sep 28, 2015 08:04pm
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InfoCALVIN, Samuel, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Washingtonville, Pa., July 30, 1811; attended the common schools and Milton Academy; taught in Huntingdon Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Hollidaysburg, Pa.; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1851); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1850; resumed the practice of law; director of the Hollidaysburg School Board for thirty years; member of the State revenue board; member of the State constitutional convention in 1873; died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., on March 12, 1890; interment in Presbyterian Cemetery.

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