Samuel Simons

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Samuel Simons
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845[1][2]
Preceded by Thomas Burr Osborne
Succeeded by Truman Smith
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
In office
1830 –  [1]
Personal details
Born 1792[1][2]
Bridgeport, Connecticut[1]
Died January 13, 1847(1847-01-13)[1][2]
Bridgeport, Connecticut[1]
Resting place Mountain Grove Cemetery[1][2]
Political party Democratic[1]
Residence Bridgeport, Connecticut
Occupation teacher, physician

Samuel Simons (1792 - January 13, 1847) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district from 1843 to 1845. He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1830.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he pursued an academic course of study. He held several local offices and also taught in school. He studied medicine and commenced practice in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Political career[edit]

Simons was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1830. In addition, he was the director of the Housatonic Railroad and a trustee of the Bridgeport Savings Bank. He served in the Twenty-eighth Congress from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1845 and served as chairman of the Committee on Engraving. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of medicine in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he died in 1847. He was buried in Mountain Grove Cemetery.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Burr Osborne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Succeeded by
Truman Smith
Preceded by
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Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
1830
Succeeded by
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