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  Fowler, Samuel
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NameSamuel Fowler
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, New Jersey , United States
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Born October 30, 1779
DiedFebruary 20, 1844 (64 years)
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Feb 13, 2011 01:07am
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InfoFOWLER, Samuel, (grandfather of Samuel Fowler [1851-1919]), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., October 30, 1779; attended the Montgomery Academy; studied medicine at the Pennsylvania Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., and commenced practice in Hamburg, N.J., in 1800; moved to Franklin, N.J.; member of the State council in 1827; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837); was the discoverer of fowlerite, a rare mineral named in his honor, and of franklinite, named by him; owned and developed the zinc mines at Franklin, Sussex County; owned and conducted the Franklin Furnace Iron Works; was a frequent contributor to numerous scientific publications; died in Franklin, N.J., February 20, 1844; interment in North Church Cemetery, Hardyston Township, near Hamburg, N.J.


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