Samuel Gordon (New York politician)
Samuel Gordon (April 28, 1802 – October 28, 1873) was an American lawyer and politician who served as a United States representative from New York, serving two non-consecutive terms from 1841 to 1843, and from 1845 to 1847.
Early political career
Gordon was appointed postmaster of Delhi on September 14, 1831, and held that position until August 16, 1841. He was a member of the New York State Assembly, as district attorney of Delaware County and was town supervisor of the town of Delhi for several terms.
In 1840, Gordon was elected as a Democrat to represent New York's 20th District in the 27th Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843). In 1844, he was elected to represent New York's 10th District in the 29th Congress (March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847).
Later career and death
He died in Delhi on October 28, 1873, with interment in Woodland Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Samuel Gordon (id: G000315)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Samuel Gordon at Find a Grave