Samuel T. Worcester

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Samuel Thomas Worcester
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
July 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
Preceded byJohn Sherman
Succeeded byJohn O'Neill
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the Huron & Erie counties district
In office
December 4, 1848 – December 1, 1850
Preceded byThomas Hamilton
Succeeded byEarl Bill
Personal details
Born(1804-08-30)August 30, 1804
Hollis, New Hampshire
DiedDecember 6, 1882(1882-12-06) (aged 78)
Nashua, New Hampshire
Resting placeSouth Cemetery, Hollis, New Hampshire
Political partyRepublican
Alma materHarvard University

Samuel Thomas Worcester (August 30, 1804 – December 6, 1882) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Hollis, New Hampshire, Worcester attended Phillips Academy and graduated from Harvard University in 1830. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1835 and began practice in Norwalk, Ohio. He served as member of the Ohio State Senate in 1849 and 1850, and served as judge of the Court of Common Pleas in 1859 and 1860.

Worcester was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Sherman and served from July 4, 1861, to March 3, 1863. He resumed the practice of law and engaged in literary pursuits. He died in Nashua, New Hampshire, on December 6, 1882. He was interred in the South Cemetery, Hollis, New Hampshire.


  • United States Congress. "Samuel T. Worcester (id: W000741)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Sherman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
John O'Neill