Samuel Lount, blacksmith, politician, rebel (b at Cattawissa, Pa 24 Sept 1791; d at Toronto 12 Apr 1838). Variously employed after settling south of Lake Simcoe, Upper Canada, in 1815, Lount was best known as a blacksmith. A generous, concerned man he became a Reformer in the 1830s, serving in the Assembly from 1834 until defeated by corrupt practices in 1836. He led a large party to join the Rebellion of 1837. Captured, he was tried and executed.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Stagg, Ronald. "Samuel Lount". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 27 January 2015, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/samuel-lount. Accessed 23 September 2023.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Stagg, R. (2015). Samuel Lount. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/samuel-lount
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Stagg, Ronald. "Samuel Lount." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published January 22, 2008; Last Edited January 27, 2015.
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Samuel Lount," by Ronald Stagg, Accessed September 23, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/samuel-lount
Article by Ronald Stagg
Published Online January 22, 2008
Last Edited January 27, 2015