Samuel Lount, blacksmith, politician, rebel (b at Cattawissa, Pa 24 Sept 1791; d at Toronto 12 Apr 1838). Variously employed after settling south of Lakw 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.