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Samuel Leonard CROCKER


CROCKER, Samuel Leonard, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Taunton, Mass., March 31, 1804; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1822; engaged in manufacturing; member of the executive council of Massachusetts in 1849; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the Thirty-fourth Congress; president of the Taunton Copper Manufacturing Co.; died in Boston, Mass., February 10, 1883; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present