ANDREWS, Samuel George, (1796 - 1863)


ANDREWS, Samuel George, a Representative from New York; born in Derby, Conn., October 16, 1796; attended the public schools and a classical academy in Chester, Conn.; moved to New York in 1815 with his parents, who settled in Rochester; became engaged in the mercantile business; clerk of the State assembly in 1831 and 1832; clerk of Monroe County 1834-1837; member of the board of aldermen in 1838; secretary of the State senate in 1840 and 1841; clerk of the court of errors for two years; appointed postmaster of Rochester on January 8, 1842, and served until July 18, 1845, when his successor was appointed; mayor of Rochester in 1846 and again in 1850; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1859); engaged in the milling business; died in Rochester, N.Y., June 11, 1863; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.