Sampson, Francis Asbury was born on February 6, 1842 in Harrison Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Francis and Margaret Griffith (Evans) Sampson.
Brother of Archibald J. S. Bachelor of Arts, College City of New York, 1865, A.M., 1868. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1868.
Vice president. Missouri Trust Company, Sedalia, 20 years, until consolidated with Missouri Trust Company, St. Louis. Secretary and librarian, State History Society of Missouri, 1901-1915, bibliographer, since 1915.
The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.
Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.