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Samuel HOGG

(1783-1842)

HOGG, Samuel, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Halifax, N.C., April 18, 1783; attended the public schools in Caswell County; taught school for a short time; studied medicine in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn., about 1804; moved to Lebanon County, Tenn., after a short time; surgeon in the First Regiment of Tennessee Volunteer Infantry from November 21, 1812, to April 22, 1813; hospital surgeon on the staff of Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson in the expedition against the Creek Indians from February 22 to May 25, 1814; also hospital surgeon on the staff of Maj. Gen. William Carroll from November 13, 1814, to May 13, 1815; member of the State house of representatives; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); engaged in the practice of medicine in Lebanon, Tenn., until 1828, in Nashville 1828-1836 and 1838-1840, and in Natchez 1836-1838; president of the State Medical Society of Tennessee in 1840; died in Rutherford County, Tenn., May 28, 1842; interment in Nashville City Cemetery.

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

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