Samuel R. Buxton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Samuel R. Buxton

American politician

Date of Birth: 10-Feb-1874

Place of Birth: Jackson, North Carolina, United States

Date of Death: 09-Nov-1951

Profession: politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Samuel R. Buxton

  • Samuel Roland Buxton (February 10, 1874 – November 9, 1951) was the mayor of Newport News, Virginia from September 1, 1904 to September 1, 1908.
  • He was born in Jackson, North Carolina and attended Wake Forest College.
  • Later, he was instrumental, as part of a "Central Community Committee," of attracting interest in a memorial arch to recognize American troops returning home from the First World War.
  • This arch became the Newport News Victory Arch. His son, Samuel R.
  • Buxton, Jr., served as a judge in the Newport News Circuit Court from 1968 to 1977.
  • He died at his daughter's home in El Paso, Texas in 1951.

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