Samuel Edgerton Lumpkin (April 21, 1908 – July 9, 1964) was a United States politician from Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi. A Democrat, he served as the 21st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi from 1948 to 1952 under Governor Fielding L. Wright. He was born in Hudsonville in 1908.
Before elevation to Lt. Governor he served in the Mississippi House of Representatives, eventually rising to position of the Speaker of the House in 1940〔Jere Nash, Andy Taggart, ''Mississippi Politics, The Struggle for Power, 1976–2006'', Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2006, page 195〕
He was also a delegate to the 1948 Democratic National Convention〔 and was an unsuccessful candidate for Democratic nomination for Governor in 1951.〔(University of Mississippi Libraries - Special Collections )〕
During the 1952 presidential election he endorsed Republican nominee, General Dwight D. Eisenhower and led so-called "eisencrats" faction in Mississippi.
Lumpkin was found dead of a heart attack at his home's pool in 1964.〔"Sam Lumpkin Dies At Home In Tupelo", ''The Delta Democrat-Times,'', Friday, July 10, 1964, Greenville, Mississippi, United States Of America〕
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