Samuel T. Worcester
Samuel Thomas Worcester
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 13th district
July 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
|Preceded by||John Sherman|
|Succeeded by||John O'Neill|
|Member of the Ohio Senate|
from the Huron & Erie counties district
December 4, 1848 – December 1, 1850
|Preceded by||Thomas Hamilton|
|Succeeded by||Earl Bill|
|Born||August 30, 1804|
Hollis, New Hampshire
|Died||December 6, 1882 (aged 78)|
Nashua, New Hampshire
|Resting place||South Cemetery, Hollis, New Hampshire|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
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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|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district