Samuel Smith Harrison

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Samuel S. Harrison
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byWilliam Beatty
Personal details
Born1780
Virginia
DiedApril 1853 (aged 72/73)
Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Political partyJacksonian

Samuel Smith Harrison (1780 – April 1853) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

Samuel Smith Harrison was born in Virginia in 1780. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced. He moved to Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses. He resumed the practice of law and died in Kittanning in 1853. Interment in Old Kittanning Cemetery.

Sources[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Samuel Smith Harrison (id: H000276)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
District Created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district

1833–1837
Succeeded by
William Beatty