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Pennsylvania State Senate

Samuel Futhey Dale



Session Position District Party
1795-1796 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
1797-1798 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
1799-1800 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
 Counties   Luzerne, Mifflin, Northumberland


1773 - 1842

Born in Chester County, July 16, 1773, the son of Samuel and Anne (Futhey) Dale; moved to Northumberland about 1790; elected to state House of Reps 1792, elected to the state Senate, 1795-1800; moved to Franklin, Venango County, again elected to state House, 1808-1812; Lt. Col., 32nd Regiment, Pa. Militia, War of 1812, commander during the Erie Campaign, 1812-1814; moved to Lancaster after the war; school director, 1822; incorporator of the Lancaster Academy, second President of Lancaster School Board; 1837-1839; married Elizabeth Gundaker of Chester, Pennsylvania, 1812; died in Lancaster, September 1, 1842.