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Samuel Galloway
Birth: Mar. 20, 1811
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1872
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

U.S. Congressman, Judge. A native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he moved to Highland County, Ohio in 1830. He studied law and theology and graduated from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio in 1833. After attending the Princeton Theology Seminary, he became a school teacher in Hamilton, Ohio and then a professor at Miami University in 1837. He taught Greek and classical languages at his alma mater and then at Hanover College in Indiana. He was admitted to the bar in Ohio in 1843 and practiced as an attorney in Chillicothe. He became the Secretary of the State of Ohio from 1844 to 1850 and worked to further the public school system. Galloway was a delegate to the Whig National Convention in 1848 and was noted for his anti-slavery views. He was the president of the Columbus Machine Manufacturing Company until 1854. Elected as a member of the Opposition Party to represent Ohio's 12th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1855 to 1857. He resumed his law profession when he was unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856 and 1858. Appointed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1861, he served as Judge Advocate of Camp Chase in Franklin County during the Civil War while also serving as a secretary under Governor David Tod. He was later appointed by President Andrew Johnson as an investigator to conditions in the South during Reconstruction. He died in Columbus, Ohio in 1872 when he was 61 years old. His father was an officer in the Revolutionary War and Galloway, Ohio, a village in Prairie Township (southwest of Columbus) is named for him. (bio by: K Guy) 
 
Burial:
Green Lawn Cemetery
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section C, Lot 17
 
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Record added: Dec 26, 2005
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Samuel Galloway
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