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Samuel Lyon Russell

Samuel Lyon Russell, American congressman. member United States House of Representatives (Whig) from Pennsylvania, 33d Congress, 1853-1855; member Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1873; member town council and school board.

Background

  • Russell, Samuel Lyon was born on July 30, 1816 in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James McPherson Russell.

  • Education

    • Graduate Washington College, Pennsylvania, 1834. Studied law.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives (Whig) from Pennsylvania, 33d Congress, 1853-1855. Member Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1873. Member town council and school board.

    Connections

    • father: James McPherson Russell. Russell
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    Died September 27, 1891
    (aged 75)
    Nationality