Ingham, Samuel D. (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860

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Birth 1779-09-16
Death 1860-06-05

Biographical notes:

Ingham served as Secretary of the Treasury, 1829-1831, under Pres. Andrew Jackson; staunch supporter of the Second Bank of the United States; helped develop inland canal navigation, railroad transportation, anthracite coal mining in Pennsylvania; died, 1860, in Trenton, N.J.

From the description of Substance of a conversation with Samuel D. Ingham, 1831 Mar. 22. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30713434

Samuel D. Ingham was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania on September 16. he was a member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1806-1808 and served in Congress from 1813 until 1818, and again from 1822 until 1829. He was Secretary of the Treasury during President Andrew Jackson's term in office. John Stevens (1777-1832) was born in Liberty County, Georgia. He was the son of John and Margaret McCarty Stevens and a descendant of John Stevens, one of the settlers who moved from Dorchester, South Carolina, to settle Midway and who signed the Rules of Incorporation of the Midway Society. John Stevens (1777-1832) was appointed Collector of Customs at Savannah in 1822 and served until his death in 132. He was a major in the Georgia Militia.

From the description of Samuel D. Ingham letter, 1830. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 144570276

Ingham & Hollenback were railroad and canal builders in Pennsylvania.

Ingham had been a U.S. Congressman (1813-1818, 1823-1829)and had served as Secretary of the Treasury (1829-1831) under President Andrew Jackson.

From the description of Letter : New Hope, [Pennsylvania], to Mr. Geo. Hollenback, 1834 Sept. 15. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 41646275


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  • Railroads
  • Medicine, Military


  • Cabinet officers
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Pennsylvania


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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)