GROSS, Samuel, (1776 - 1839)

GROSS, Samuel, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Upper Providence, Montgomery County, Pa., November 10, 1776; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1803-1807; served in the State senate 1811-1815; elected as a Republican to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses (March 4, 1819-March 3, 1823); retired from public life; died in Trappe, Pa., March 19, 1839; interment in Augustus Lutheran Cemetery.