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Samuel Wilson
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Born (1766-09-13)September 13, 1766
Died July 31, 1854(1854-07-31) (aged 87)
Nationality American
Occupation Meat-packer

Samuel Wilson (September 13, 1766 – July 31, 1854) was a meat-packer from Troy, New York whose name is likely the source of the personification of the United States known as "Uncle Sam".

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