Samuel Finley Vinton Edit Profile
Graduate Williams College, 1814. Studied law under Stephen Titus Hosner.
Admitted to Connecticut bar, 1816. Moved to Ohio, 1816; member United States House of Representatives (Whig) from Ohio, 18th-24th congresses, 1842-1851, member coms. public lands, roads, canals and the judiciary, Chairman of Commission ways and means during Mexican War, 1846-1848. Whig presidential elector, 1840.
President Cleveland and Toledo R.R., 1853-1854. A commissioner to appraise the emancipated slaves from District of Columbia, 1862.
Member United States House of Representatives (Whig) from Ohio, 18th-24th congresses, 1842-1851.
Married Romaine Madeline Bureau, 1824, 2 children including Sarah Madeleine (Vinton) Dahlgren.