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Samuel Fowler

  • Birth 30 Oct 1779 Newburgh, Orange County, New York, USA
  • Death 20 Feb 1844 Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Hamburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 11500634

US Congressman. Educated as a physician at the Pennsylvania Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he practiced medicine in Hamburg and Franklin, New Jersey until 1827. That year he was elected as a Jacksonian to represent New Jersey as an At-Large Delegate in the United States House of Representatives, serving from March 4, 1833 to March 3, 1837. He developed the Franklin Furnace Iron Works in Franklin, New Jersey, which was one of the largest ore producers during it's time. He discovered two minerals - fowlerite and franklinite. He was the father of Civil War Union Officer Colonel Samuel Fowler (1818 to 1865), and the grandfather of New Jersey Democratic Congressman Samuel Fowler (1851 to 1919).

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Gregory Speciale
  • Added: 8 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11500634
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Fowler (30 Oct 1779–20 Feb 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11500634, citing North Hardyston Cemetery, Hamburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .