Samuel Partridge

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Samuel Partridge (November 29, 1790 – March 30, 1883) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Norwich, Vermont, Partridge received a limited schooling. During the War of 1812 enlisted as a private in the Vermont Militia. Later appointed a captain of Engineers in the Regular Army. He served two terms as high sheriff of Windsor County. He moved to New York and engaged in mercantile pursuits at Cold Spring in 1820. He moved to Chemung County, New York, in 1830 and to Elmira in 1837 and again engaged in mercantile pursuits.

Partridge was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843). He engaged in agricultural pursuits and the real estate business. He died in Elmira, New York, March 30, 1883. He was interred in Second Street Cemetery.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Stephen B. Leonard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 22nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Meade Purdy

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website