Samuel McKean

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Samuel McKean
United States Senator
from Pennsylvania
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1839
Preceded by George M. Dallas
Succeeded by Daniel Sturgeon
Personal details
Born (1787-04-07)April 7, 1787
Kishacoquillas Valley, Pennsylvania
Died December 14, 1841(1841-12-14) (aged 54)
West Burlington Township, Pennsylvania
Political party Jacksonian

Samuel McKean (April 7, 1787 – December 14, 1841) was an American merchant and politician from Burlington, Pennsylvania. He served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1815 to 1819.[1] He was in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1829 to 1830.[2]

He then represented Pennsylvania in both the U.S. House and Senate.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Brown
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district


1823-1825 alongside: William Cox Ellis and George Kremer
1825-1829 alongside: George Kremer and Espy Van Horne

Succeeded by
James Ford
Alem Marr
Philander Stephens
United States Senate
Preceded by
George M. Dallas
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Pennsylvania
Served alongside: William Wilkins, James Buchanan
Succeeded by
Daniel Sturgeon