Green Berry Samuels
Green Berry Samuels (February 1, 1806 – January 5, 1859) was a Virginia politician and judge.
Born in Shenandoah County, Virginia on February 6, 1806, Green Berry Samuels was a son of Isaac Samuels (1762–1819) and Elizabeth Pennybacker (1766–1824). He first pursued classical studies, then he studied law under Judge Henry St. George Tucker.
On April 12, 1831 he married Maria Gore Coffman and they had 5 children who reached adulthood: Elizabeth Margaret Samuels, Isaac Pennybacker Samuels, Anna Maria Samuels, Green Berry Samuels, Jr., and Samuel Coffman Samuels.
He was admitted to the bar in 1827 and commenced the practice of law while he resided at Woodstock, Virginia. He was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841). He was cousins with Isaac Samuels Pennybacker, a congressman and later senator from Virginia.
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- Pulliam, David Loyd (1901). The Constitutional Conventions of Virginia from the foundation of the Commonwealth to the present time. John T. West, Richmond. ISBN 978-1-2879-2059-5.
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Isaac S. Pennybacker
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