Samuel S. Whallon

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Samuel S. Whallon (April 20, 1804 Argyle, Washington County, New York - July 6, 1858 Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania) was an American merchant and politician from New York.

Life[edit]

About 1812. his family removed to Mayville, New York. In 1834, he was one of the co-founders of the Mayville Sentinel, but already the next year the newspaper was sold.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Chautauqua Co., 1st D.) in 1855.

He was a Canal Commissioner from 1856 until his death, elected at the New York state election, 1855 on the American Party ticket.

He died of scarlet fever.

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