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Samuel Lyon Russell

congressman

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