Thomas Sammons (politician)

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Thomas Sammons (October 1, 1762 – November 20, 1838) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Ulster County, he attended the rural schools, served as an officer in the Revolutionary War, and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1801, and served as lieutenant, captain, and major in the State militia.

Sammons was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 8th and 9th United States Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1803, to March 3, 1807. He was elected as a Federalist to the 11th, and as a Democratic-Republican to the 12th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1809, to March 3, 1813.

Afterwards he resumed his agricultural pursuits and died on the Sammons homestead in Montgomery County (near Johnstown). Interment was on the homestead in the Simeon Sammons Cemetery.

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U.S. House of Representatives
New district Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
Peter Swart
Preceded by
Killian K. Van Rensselaer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Lovett