Samuel Dickens

Samuel Dickens (* in Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina, † 1840 in Madison County, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between December 1816 and March 1817, he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


After a good education Samuel Dickens began early in the 19th century as a member of, founded by Thomas Jefferson Democratic-Republican Party a political career. Between 1813 and 1815, and again in 1818 he was a member of the House of Representatives from North Carolina. After the death of Congressman Richard Stanford Dickens was at the due election for the eighth seat of North Carolina as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on December 2, 1816. But until March 3, 1817, he could only finish the current term in Congress.

In 1820 he moved to the Madison County in Tennessee, where he died in 1840. Politically, he is no longer have appeared after 1817.