Samuel S. Train, b. 1841 New York to Oregon
Oregon Republican League:
Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 274.
TRAIN, S. S., editor of the Albany Herald and Herald-Disseminator, was born in Essex County, New York, August 6, 1841, and moved to Stephenson County, Illinois, in 1852. From 1861 to 1863 he served in the Ninety-second Wisconsin Infantry. He then engaged in newspaper work and taught school in Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas and Oregon , till 1882, when he founded the Disseminator at Harrisburg, taking in J. R. Whitney as a partner in 1884. The same year they purchased the Albany Herald and consolidated the two papers at Albany, beginning the issue of a daily in 1885. This is now one of the leading Republican papers of the state. Mr. Train is an active, working Republican. He was one of the Oregon Soldiers’ Home Commission from 1893 to 1895.