COUNTIES: Northumberland, Union
Samuel Jones Packer (Anti-Mason9) Northumberland and Union Counties, 1830-1834
Samuel Jones Packer, born March 23, 1799, Howard, Centre County, Pennsylvania; son of Amos and Elizabeth Jones Packer; tuition school education; engaged, printer’s apprentice, Bellefonte, Centre County; established, weekly, Publick Inquirer, Sunbury, Northumberland County, 1820-1824; studied law, admitted, Northumberland County bar, 1823; elected, Anti-Mason, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1830-1834; married, Rachel Jane Black, 1823, children, Mary Catherine Packer Riddle, John Black Packer; died, October 20, 1834, (aged 35), Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; interment, Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Anti-Mason, Pennsylvania State Senate, 9th district, Northumberland and Union Counties, 1830-1834.
Son, John Black Packer, United States Congressman.