Member Biography

Samuel Nelson Houston 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1828-1829       7 Democrat
1829-1830       7 Democrat
1830-1831       7 Democrat
1831-1832       7 Democrat

COUNTIES: Lancaster  


11/25/1791 - 11/14/1878

Samuel Nelson Houston (D7) Lancaster County 1828-1832

Early Life:

Samuel Nelson Houston, born November 25, 1791, Wrightsville, York County, Pennsylvania; son of John Houston; married, Susan Strickler, 1816; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1828-1832; died, November 14, 1878; Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Burial location unknown.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 7th district, old apportionment, Lancaster County, 1828-1832.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members H"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

Nolan, History of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Volume 3; Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1943.

So far this is the only known accurate information.