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Encyclopedia > Samuel Price

Samuel Price (July 28, 1805 - February 25, 1884) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. Born in Fauquier County, Virginia, he moved with his parents to Preston County (now in West Virginia) in 1815. He received a preparatory training, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1832, commencing the practice of his profession in Nicholas and Braxton Counties. He was county clerk of Nicholas County 1830 and prosecuting attorney in 1833. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1834 to 1836, and moved to moved to Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1836 and to Lewisburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1838. He was prosecuting attorney for Braxton County from 1836 to 1850 and a member of the House of Delegates from 1847 to 1850 and in 1852. July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1759 Seat Warrenton Area  - Total  - Water 1,687 km² (651 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Preston County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... Nicholas County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ... Braxton County is a county located in the central part of the state of West Virginia. ... The term county clerk has been commonly applied, in several English-speaking countries, to an influential employee of a county administration. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... The Virginia House of Delegates is the lower house of the Virginia General Assembly. ... Downtown Wheeling Different architectural styles, from Mansard to Italianate, make up these townhouses in Wheeling. ... Lewisburg is a city located in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. ...


Price was a delegate to the constitutional conventions in 1850, 1851, and 1861; in 1863 he was elected lieutenant governor of Virginia in and served until the close of the Civil War. He was a delegate to the constitutional convention of West Virginia in 1872 and was its president. He was appointed as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Allen T. Caperton and served from August 26, 1876, to January 26, 1877, when a successor was elected. He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1876 for election to fill the vacancy. In 1884 he died in Lewisburg. Interment was in the Stuart Burying Ground at Stuart Manor, near Lewisburg. The Constitution of Virginia is a United States state constitution. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Combatants United States of America Union Confederate States of America Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties Killed in action: 110,000 Total dead: 360,000 Wounded: 275,200 Killed in action: 94,000 Total dead: 258,000... ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ...


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Price Family Tree - Newspaper Articles - The passing of Dr. Jacob Samuel Price - 1918 (861 words)
Price, age 53, one of the most prominent physicians in the state, dropped dead at Hotel Deiu Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock, his death being due to heart disease, from which he had been suffering for sometime.
Price was at one time of the state board of health and been the medical member of the Beaumont exemption board since its organization He took a patriotic interest in this work and most of his time since the United States entered the war was devoted to the nation.
Price is survived by his wife and two minior sons Jimmie and John, who, with their mother were in California spending the summer when the husband and father breathed his last.
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