Remarkable Ohio


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4-27 Hon. Samuel Finley Vinton

Side A: (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.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Gallia County Historical Society, O. O. McIntyre Park District, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Pine Street (OH 160), 
Location: Pine Street Cemetery
Latitude: 38.8162650
Longitude: -82.1998010