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Samuel Dickinson Hubbard

Born: Aug 10, 1799

Death: Oct 8, 1855

Birthplace: Middletown

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Samuel Dickinson Hubbard

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1799
Date of Death : Oct 8, 1855
Birth Place : Middletown

Samuel Dickinson Hubbard was born in Middletown, Connecticut. He pursued classical studies at Yale College and graduated in 1819. He practiced law from 1823 to 1837. He then found work in manufacturing. Hubbard later got involved in politics and in 1844 he was elected to the Twenty-ninth United States Congress and later reelected to the Thirtieth Congress from Connecticut's 2nd congressional district, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849, both terms as a Whig. In 1852, President Millard Fillmore appointed him United States Postmaster General serving from August 31, 1852 to March 7, 1853. Hubbard died October 8, 1855, in Middletown, Connecticut. He is buried in Indian Hill Cemetery in Middletown with his wife Jane Miles Hubbard.


  • Lawyer
  • Politician
  • Manufacturer


  • Jane Miles
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