Samuel B. Romaine

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Samuel B. Romaine was an American lawyer and politician.


He was the son of Colonel Benjamin Romaine (1764–1844, several times Grand Sachem of the Tammany Society).

Samuel Romaine was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1816–17 and from 1819 to 1822, and was Speaker in 1822.

His son Benjamin Romaine, Jr. was a well-known Whig politician in the 1850s in New York's 15th Ward.


  • [1] NYT on May 15, 1866
  • [2] Speaker election result
Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Sharpe
Speaker of the New York State Assembly
Succeeded by
Peter R. Livingston