Samuel Lyman

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Samuel Lyman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1795 – November 6, 1800
Preceded by Shearjashub Bourne, Peleg Coffin, Jr., David Cobb (General ticket)
Succeeded by Ebenezer Mattoon
Personal details
Born January 25, 1749
Goshen, Connecticut
Died June 5, 1802
Springfield, Massachusetts
Political party Federalist
Occupation Lawyer

Samuel Lyman was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Goshen, Connecticut on January 25, 1749. He attended Goshen Academy and graduated from Yale College in 1770. He taught school, studied law in Litchfield, Connecticut, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Hartford.

He moved to Springfield, Massachusetts in 1784, was elected a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and served in the Massachusetts State Senate. He was a justice of the court of common pleas of Hampshire County, and was elected as a Federalist to the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Congresses and served from March 4, 1795, until November 6, 1800 when he resigned. He died in Springfield on June 5, 1802. His interment was in Goshen, Connecticut.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
General ticket:
Shearjashub Bourne,
Peleg Coffin, Jr. and
David Cobb
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1795 - November 6, 1800
Succeeded by
Ebenezer Mattoon