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Hon. Samuel Finley Vinton
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(1792-1862) A native of South Hadley, Massachusetts, he came to Gallipolis ca. 1818. An eminent lawyer and member of U.S. Congress 22 years, he was chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee during the Mexican War, founding father of the U.S. Department of the Interior, honored in his own time by the naming of Vinton County in 1850. Buried Pine Street Cemetery.
Address
Pine Street (OH 160)
Gallipolis, OH 45631
Location
Pine Street Cemetery
Coordinates
Latitude: 38.816265, Longitude: -82.199801.
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