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Samuel Clark Pomeroy

Politician. Republican. Born: January 1816, Southampton, Massachusetts. Died: August 27, 1891, Whitinsville, Massachusetts. Served in U.S. Senate: April 4, 1861, to March 3, 1873.

Born in Southampton, Massachusetts, in January 1816, Samuel C. PSamuel Clark Pomeroyomeroy came to Kansas in 1854 as a finance agent for the Emigrant Aid Association. Under the shadow of corruption charges, he unsuccessfully sought a third Senate term in 1873. Pomeroy returned to New England and died in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, on August 27, 1891.

Entry: Pomeroy, Samuel Clark

Author: Kansas Historical Society

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Date Created: June 2011

Date Modified: July 2012

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