Samuel P. Morrill

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Samuel Plummer Morrill
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871
Preceded by Sidney Perham
Succeeded by William P. Frye
Personal details
Born February 11, 1816
Chesterville, Maine, US
Died August 4, 1892
Chesterville, Maine, US
Political party Republican
Profession Politician, minister

Samuel Plummer Morrill (February 11, 1816 – August 4, 1892) was a nineteenth-century politician and minister from Maine.

Born in Chesterville, Maine, Morrill attended common schools as a child and later attended Farmington Academy in Farmington, Maine. He studied theology, was ordained a minister and held pastorates in Farmington from 1848 to 1853. He was elected register of deeds of Franklin County, Maine in 1857 and was reelected to the position in 1862. Morrill was elected a Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1868, serving from 1869 to 1871, being unsuccessful for renomination in 1870. Afterward, he resumed ministerial duties in East Dixfield, Maine from 1877 to 1879, moved to Vienna, Maine in 1885 and retired from ministry in 1886. Morrill died in Chesterville, Maine on August 4, 1892 and was interred in Chesterville Hill Cemetery in Chesterville.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Sidney Perham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871
Succeeded by
William P. Frye