Samuel Hammond

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Birthday
21, 1757
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 11, 1842 (84)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
21, 1757
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 11, 1842 (84)

About

American politician who was a lieutenant colonel during the American Revolutionary War and the governor and leader in the Louisiana and Missouri Territories. He also served as a United States Representative from Georgia in the 8th U.S. Congress.

Before Fame

He served as a volunteer under Governor Dunmore against Native Americans in the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774.

Trivia

He served in the Creek War in Alabama in 1793.

Family Life

He married Eliza Amelia O'Keefe in 1802 and they had eight children.

Associated With

Like him, Casimir Pulaski also served in the American Revolutionary War.