Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Sawyer, Samuel Locke

Sawyer, Samuel Locke, a Representative from Missouri; born in Mount Vernon, N.H., November 27, 1813; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1833; studied law; was admitted to the bar in Amherst, N.H., in 1836; moved to Lexington, Mo., in 1838 and practiced; elected circuit attorney of the sixth judicial circuit of Missouri in 1848 and reelected in 1852; delegate to the Missouri constitutional convention in 1861; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at New York City in 1868; elected judge of the twenty-fourth judicial circuit and served from 1871 until February 15, 1876, when he resigned; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1881); was not a candidate for renomination in 1880; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in banking; died in Independence, Mo., March 29, 1890; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Sawyer, Samuel Locke," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1780 Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SG8JUEPL5L9957.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Sawyer, Samuel Locke' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1780. Original Sources, retrieved 20 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SG8JUEPL5L9957.