Green Berry Samuels

Greenberry Samuels ( born February 1, 1806 Red Banks, Shenandoah County, Virginia; † 5 January 1859 in Richmond, Virginia) was an American lawyer and politician. Between 1839 and 1841 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Green Samuels was a cousin of Isaac S. Pennybacker (1805-1847), who sat for Virginia in both houses of Congress. He received a good education. After a subsequent law degree in 1827 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began to Woodstock to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1838, Samuels was in the 18th electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Robertson on March 4, 1839. Until March 3, 1841, he was able to complete a term in Congress. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Samuels again practiced as a lawyer. In the years 1850 and 1851 he was a delegate at a meeting on the revision of the Constitution of Virginia. In 1850 he was District Judge and 1852 Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals. Green Samuel died on 5 January 1859 in Richmond.