CROCKER, SAMUEL LEONARD, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Taunton, Mass., March 31, 1804;
was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1822; engaged in manufacturing; member
of the executive council of Massachusetts in 1849; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress
(March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the Thirty-fourth
Congress; president of the Taunton Copper Manufacturing Co.; died in Boston, Mass., February 10,
1883; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.