Samuel Price

Samuel Price

Birth
Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Death 25 Feb 1884 (aged 78)
Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Fort Spring, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7610164 · View Source
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US Senator. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1832, then commenced to practice law in Nicholas and Braxton Counties, West Virginia. He was county clerk of Nicholas County in 1830, prosecuting attorney of Nicholas County in 1833, prosecuting attorney for Braxton County, (1836-50) and a member West Virginia State House of Delegates, (1834-36, 1847-50, 1852). He was elected Lieutenant Governor of Virginia in 1863 and served until the close of the Civil War. In 1876, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Allen T. Caperton and served until 1877, when a successor was elected. He died at age 78 in Lewisburg, West Virginia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Price (28 Jul 1805–25 Feb 1884), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7610164, citing Stuart Burying Ground, Fort Spring, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .