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Pennsylvania State Senate

Samuel Breck



Session Position District Party
1831-1832 2 National Republican
1833-1834 2 National Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


1771 - 1862

BRECK, Samuel, (brother of Daniel Breck), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Boston, Mass., July 17, 1771; attended the Royal Military School of Loreze, France; moved to Pennsylvania and settled in Philadelphia in 1792, where he engaged in business as a merchant; served as corporal during the Whisky Rebellion; member of the State House of Representatives 1817-1820; served in the state Senate 1832-1834; elected as an Adams-Clay Federalist to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); withdrew from active business pursuits and lived in retirement until his death in Philadelphia, Pa., August 31, 1862; interment in St. Peter’s Churchyard.