Samuel S. Lewis

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Samuel S. Lewis
17th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
In office
January 17, 1939 – January 19, 1943
Governor Arthur James
Preceded by Thomas Kennedy
Succeeded by John Bell
19th Treasurer of Pennsylvania
In office
January 20, 1925 – January 15, 1929
Preceded by Charles Snyder
Succeeded by Edward Martin
22nd Auditor General of Pennsylvania
In office
January 18, 1921 – January 20, 1925
Preceded by Charles Snyder
Succeeded by Edward Martin
Personal details
Born (1874-02-17)February 17, 1874
York, Pennsylvania
Died January 15, 1959(1959-01-15) (aged 84)
Political party Republican
Profession Politician

Samuel S. "Sam" Lewis (February 17, 1874 – January 15, 1959) was the 17th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from 1939 to 1943.

Lewis was born in York, Pennsylvania. He was elected Pennsylvania Auditor General in 1921 and then served as Pennsylvania Treasurer from 1925 through 1929. During the 1931-1935 administration of Gifford Pinchot, he was the Secretary of Highways and spearheaded the governor's ambitious rural transportation initiative. From 1951 through 1953, he was Governor John S. Fine's Secretary of Forests & Water. [1]. There is a state park near York named after the former lieutenant governor.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Kennedy
Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
1939–1943
Succeeded by
John Bell
Preceded by
Charles Snyder
Treasurer of Pennsylvania
1925 – 1929
Succeeded by
Edward Martin
Auditor General of Pennsylvania
1921 – 1925
Party political offices
Preceded by
Harry Scott
Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
1938
Succeeded by
John Bell
Preceded by
Charles Snyder
Republican nominee for Treasurer of Pennsylvania
1924
Succeeded by
Edward Martin
Republican nominee for Auditor General of Pennsylvania
1920