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Samuel Jones Packer


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1831-1832 9 Anti-Mason
1833-1834 9 Anti-Mason
 Counties   Northumberland, Union

Biography

1799 - 1834

Samuel J. Packer was born in Pikeland Twp., Chester County, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1799, the son of Amos and Elizabeth (Jones) Packer; educated in tuition schools; printer’s apprentice at Bellefonte, Centre County; established the Inquirer at Sunbury, Northumberland County in 1820; studied law and was admitted to the Northumberland County bar in 1823. He married Rachel Jane Black in 1823 and died October 20, 1834, Northumberland County.