Samuel T. Brosins is a native of Hancock, Maryland, and was born April 1, 1817. His parents removed to Missouri and settled at Gallatin in 1849, and here he was reared, receiving his education in the common schools and academy of Gallatin. In 1867 he began reading law, under the preceptor-ship of Judge Robert L. Dodge, studying during the summer and teaching during the winter until 1871, when he was admitted to the bar, and at once became associated with William C. Gillihan, and the firm of Gillihan Brosins are among the ablest practitioners of the Daviess county bar. During the years of 1871 and 1876 he was appointed city attorney of Gallatin, and most creditably represented the city.
Mr. Brosins was united in marriage to Miss Inez T. Evans, of Gallatin,. on the 20th of December, 1870. She is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. They have two children, Carl and Lena. Mr. and Mrs. Brosins are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, of Gallatin, and he is a-member of the Gallatin Lodge No. 167, I. O. O. F.