Samuel Wilkeson (1781-1848) was the first judge of common pleas in Erie County. Wilkeson also served as the mayor of Buffalo from 1836-1837, and served in both the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate.
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H.B. Hall & Sons, “Samuel Wilkeson,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed December 10, 2019, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/80904.