HARRISON, Samuel Smith, (1780 - 1853)


HARRISON, Samuel Smith, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Virginia in 1780; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; moved to Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837); resumed the practice of law; died in Kittanning, Pa., April 1853; interment in Old Kittanning Cemetery.