The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson

Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson

Birth
Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 31 Jul 1854 (aged 87)
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 1114 · View Source
Suggest Edits

American Folk Figure. A Troy, New York meat packer, he supplied the United States Army with meat during the War of 1812. He stamped his shipments with a "U.S.", that gained him the moniker of "Uncle Sam", which then became a symbol for the United States.


Family Members

Parents
Spouse
Siblings
Children

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson?

Current rating:

86 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1114
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson (13 Sep 1766–31 Jul 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1114, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .