Samuel S. Ellsworth

Samuel S. Ellsworth

Samuel Stewart Ellsworth (October 13, 1790 – June 4, 1863) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Pownal, Vermont, Ellsworth attended the common schools. He moved to Penn Yan, New York, in 1819 and engaged in mercantile pursuits. Supervisor of Milo, Yates County from 1824 to 1828. He served as judge of Yates County 1824–1829. He served in the State assembly in 1840.

Ellsworth was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847). He died in Penn Yan, New York, June 4, 1863. He was interred in Lake View Cemetery.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Amasa Dana
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 26th congressional district

Succeeded by
William T. Lawrence

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