Mr. Samuel H. Walley
Born in Boston on April 12, 1778, Samuel H. Walley was the first treasurer of MBS and the son-in-law of MBS President William Phillips. Mr. Walley was at the time of our founding a deacon in the Federal Street Church, transferring to Old South in 1818.
Samuel Walley was also a trustee of Andover Seminary, President of the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge and Vice President of the Suffolk Savings Bank for Seamen & Others among other organizations. For eighteen years he was President of the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society. Mr. Walley died in Andover on July 25, 1850.