Judge Samuel A. Smith (D4) Bucks County 1841-1843
Judge Samuel A. Smith, born 1795, Harrow, Nockamixon Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; common school; elected, Jacksonian, Twenty-first, Twenty-second Congresses, 1829-1833; Register of wills, Bucks County 1824-1829; Brigade inspector of militia, Bucks and Montgomery County, resigned, 1832; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1841-1843; gubernatorial appointment, associate judge, Courts of Bucks County, 1844-1849; engaged, mercantile pursuits, Doylestown, Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania; married, Elizabeth Bloom Smith, daughter, Amanda Smith; died, May 15, 1861, Point Pleasant, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interment, Presbyterian Churchyard, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Commissioned, justice of the peace, Rockhill-Milford district, before he was twenty-one years of age.
Register of wills, Bucks County 1824-1829.
Brigade inspector of militia, Bucks and Montgomery County, resigned, 1832.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 4th district, Bucks County, 1841-1843.
Appointed, associate judge, Courts of Bucks County, Governor Porter, 1844-1849.
Continued Government Service/National Politics:
Elected, Jacksonian, United States House of Representatives, Twenty-first Congress, vacancies, resignations of George Wolf and Samuel D. Ingham; reelected, United States House of Representatives, Twenty-second Congress, 1829-1833.