Samuel Lawrence (congressman)
He was the son of Jonathan Lawrence and Ruth (Riker) Lawrence. He attended the common schools, studied law with his cousin Attorney General Nathaniel Lawrence, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in New York City.
In 1814, he removed to an estate on the margin of Cayuta Lake, in Tioga County. He was a presidential elector in 1816 and voted for James Monroe and Daniel D. Tompkins. He was again a member of the State Assembly in 1820-21. Lawrence was elected as an Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican to the 18th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1823, to March 3, 1825.
He was buried in the family cemetery on his estate.
Congressman William T. Lawrence (1788–1859) was his brother.
- United States Congress. "Samuel Lawrence (id: L000138)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 71, 185, 197, 287, 321 and 325; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
- Historical Genealogy of the Lawrence Family by Thomas Lawrence
- Samuel Lawrence at Find a Grave
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from New York's 25th congressional district