CALVIN, SAMUEL, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Washingtonville, Pa., July 30, 1811;
attended the common schools and Milton Academy; taught in Huntingdon Academy; studied law;
was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Hollidaysburg, Pa.; elected as a Whig to
the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1851); declined to be a candidate for renomination
in 1850; resumed the practice of law; director of the Hollidaysburg School Board for thirty years;
member of the State revenue board; member of the State constitutional convention in 1873; died in
Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., on March 12, 1890; interment in Presbyterian Cemetery.