Ohio Delegation

This is one of the 50 delegations in the convention, accounting for 46 of 713 people who took part.

Members (46):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Jacob A. Ambler Visualize (February 18, 1829 — September 22, 1906) Jacob Ambler was a businessman, lawyer, judge, and politician. Ambler was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1829 and later moved to Ohio to study law in his brother’s law office. He was admitted to the bar in 1851 and practiced law in Salem, Ohio. Ambler served in various public officers including State Representative (1857), and judge of the ninth judicial district (1859-1867). He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1873. After serving in Congress, Ambler resumed practicing law and also worked in other businesses including banking, steel, and publishing. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/A000169] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry B. Banning Visualize (November 10, 1836 — December 10, 1881) Henry Blackstone Banning was an American politician and lawyer. Banning was born in Bannings Mills, Ohio in 1836. He attended Kenyon College, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1857. During the Civil War, Banning was in the Union Army. He served as a private, captain, and colonel before mustering out in 1862. Banning was a member of the State House of Representatives before moving to Cincinnati and practicing law there. He was elected first as a Liberal Republican to the United States House of Representatives to the Forty-Third Congress, and then elected as a Democrat to the Forty-Fourth and succeeding Congresses. Overall, he served in the House from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1879. After serving Congress, he resumed practicing law until his death in 1881. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/B000117] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John Beatty Visualize "(December 16, 1828 -- December 21, 1914) John Beatty was a(n) banker, conductor of a bank, soldier, general, organizer of a bank, president of a bank, member of a board of charities, and American politician. He was born close to Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio. Beatty conducted a bank in Cardington, Morrow County, Ohio; organized the Citizens Savings Bank, served as the Citizens Savings Bank President (1873-1903), unsuccessful Republican governor (1882), and member of the State board of charities (1886 and 1887). John served in the Civil War as a private in 3rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, appointed lieutenant colonel (1861), promoted to colonel (1862), commanded a regiment at Perryville and a brigade at Stone river, brigadier general (1863), and commanded a brigade at Tullahoma, Chickamauga, and Marion Ridge. Beatty was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Cornelius Hamilton. He was reelected to the 41st and 42nd Congresses (February 5, 1868 - March 3, 1873) and served as chairman on the Committee on Enrolled Bills (41st Congress) and on the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (41st Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000283]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John Berry Visualize (April 26, 1833 — May 18, 1879) John Berry was an American lawyer and politician. Berry was born in Wayndot County, Ohio in 1833. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and graduated from Cincinnati College in 1857. He was admitted to the bar the same year he graduated and practiced law in Sandusky. In 1862, Berry was elected as prosecuting attorney of Wyandot County, and served in that capacity until 1866. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/B000419] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John A. Bingham Visualize "(Janurary 21, 1815 -- March 19, 1900) John Armor Bingham was a printer, lawyer, judge, special counsel, minister, and American politician. Bingham was born in Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio. Bingham studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. He was district attorney for Tuscarawas County, Ohio (1864-1849), appointed by President Lincoln as judge advocate of the Union Army with the rank of major (1864), appointed solicitor of the court of claims, United States Judge for several districts of Tennessee, and was a Minister to Japan (May 31, 1873 - July 2, 1885). Bingham was a special judge advocate in the trial of the conspirators against the life of President Lincoln, manager appointed by House in 1862 to conduct impeachment proceedings against West H. Humphreys, and in the proceedings against Andrew Johnson (1868). John was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the 34th Congress and as a republican to the 36th, 37th, 39th, 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1863 & March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1873), was not successful in renomination in 1872 and 1862. During his time in Congress, he served on the Committee on the Judiciary (41st and 42nd Congresses) [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000471]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Hezekiah S. Bundy Visualize "(August 15, 1817 -- December 12, 1895) Hezekiah Sanford Bundy was a farmer, lawyer, businessman, public servant and American politician. Bundy was born in Marietta, Ohio. Bundy studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1848 and 1850 and member of State senate in 1855. Bundy was elected as a Republican to the 39th and 43rd Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867 and March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1866 and was an unsuccessful candidate in 1862 and 1874. He was elected to the 53rd Congress to fill a vacancy caused by the death of William H. Enochs (December 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895). During his time in congress, he served as a chairman on the Committee on Mileage (43rd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B001059]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Lewis D. Campbell Visualize (August 9, 1811 — November 26, 1882) Lewis Davis Campbell was a printer, businessman, lawyer, and politician. Campbell was born in Franklin, Ohio in 1811. He worked as an apprentice to a printer from 1828 to 1831, and later published a newspaper in Hamilton, Ohio from 1831 to 1835. Campbell also worked in agriculture before starting his political career. He served in the United States House of Representatives multiple times throughout his career. He was first elected to the House in 1848 as a Whig and served as a Whig for the Thirty-First, Thirty-Second, and Thirty-Third Congresses. Campbell then changed his party allegiances and was elected to the Thirty-Fourth Congress as a candidate of the Opposition Party. At the beginning of the Thirty-Fifth Congress, he presented his credentials to Congress as a Republican but his election was contested by Clement Vallandigham, who succeeded him. During the Civil War, Campbell enlisted in the Union Army and served as a colonel. After the war, he was elected to the United States Senate but resigned before he took office, having been elected as a Democrat to the House of Representatives. Campbell served in the House for a final time from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1873. After his service in Congress, he attended the third State constitutional convention in 1873 and continued to work in agriculture until his death in 1882. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/C000096] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Lorenzo Danford Visualize (October 18, 1829 — June 19, 1899) Lorenzo Danford was an American politician and lawyer. Danford was born in Township, Ohio in 1829. He attended college in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1854. In 1857, Danford became the prosecuting attorney for Belmont County, and acted in that capacity until 1861. That same year he enlisted in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry and served as a private, lieutenant, and captain. Danford was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1879. After not being reelected in 1878, he resumed practicing law until he was again elected to Congress in 1894. Danford served again in the House from March 4, 1895 until his death on June 19, 1899. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000028] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Edward F. Dickinson Visualize (January 21, 1829 — August 25, 1891) Edward Fenwick Dickinson was an American lawyer, judge, and politician. Dickinson was born in Fremont, Ohio in 1829. He graduated from St. Xavier College, studied law, and was admitted to the bar. During the Civil War, Dickinson enlisted in the Union Army and attained the ranks of lieutenant, captain, and regimental quartermaster. After the war, he served as probate judge of Sandusky County until 1869. Dickinson was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1871. After his service in Congress, he acted as mayor of Fremont from 1871 to 1875, and again as probate judge of Sandusky County from 1877 to 1879, and 1885 until his death in 1891. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000320] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Ozro J. Dodds Visualize (March 22, 1840 — April 18, 1882) Ozro John Dodds was an American politician and lawyer. Dodds was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1840. He attended Miami University for four years before organizing a company and enlisting in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry, At the end of the war, Dodds was aware a degree from Miami University, and studied law at the Cincinnati Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1866, and he later served in the State House of Representatives. Dodds was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Aaron Perry. He served in Congress from October 8, 1872 to March 3, 1873. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000393] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
William E. Finck Visualize (1 September, 1822 -- 25 January, 1901) Finck was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Perry County, Ohio, Finck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Finck was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and later to the Forty-third Congress to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Hugh J. Jewett. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles Foster Visualize (April 12, 1828 — January 9, 1904) Charles Foster was a businessman, banker, and politician. Foster was born in Tiffin, Ohio in 1828. He attended school until he was twelve years old, when he started working in the dry goods business. Later in life, Foster worked in banking. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1879. After serving in Congress, Foster was the Secretary of the Treasury under President Harrison until 1893. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/F000299] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
James A. Garfield Visualize (19 November, 1831 -- 19 September, 1881) Garfield was an American politician who was the President of the United States from March 4th, 1881 to September 19th, 1881. Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Garfield was a professor of ancient languages and literature at the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute and later its president. Garfield was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on November 8, 1880. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Lewis B. Gunkel Visualize (October 15, 1826 — October 3, 1903) Lewis Gunckel was an American politician and lawyer. Gunckel was born in Germantown, Ohio in 1826. He graduated from Farmer’s College in 1848, studied law at Cincinnati College, and was admitted to the bar in 1851. He served in various capacities including member of the Republican National Convention (1856) and member of the State Senate (1862-1865). Later Gunckel served on the Board of Managers of the National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, and as a United States commissioner to investigate frauds practiced on Native Americans. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. After his service in Congress, Gunckel resumed practicing law until his death in 1903. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/G000523] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Truman H. Hoag Visualize (April 9, 1816 — February 5, 1870) Truman Harrison Hoag was a businessman and politician. Hoag was born in Manlius, New York in 1816 and moved to Ohio in 1849. In New York he worked as a store clerk and later in a canal collector’s office. He also worked in the merchant business before moving to Toledo, Ohio in 1849. In Ohio, Hoag pursued business interests in the manufacturing of gas and coke. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 until his death on February 5, 1870. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/H000650] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Hugh J. Jewett Visualize (July 1, 1817 — March 6, 1898) Hugh Judge Jewett was a politician, lawyer, and businessman. Jewett was born in Deer Creek, Maryland in 1817 and moved to Ohio in 1838. He attended school at Hopewell Academy, studied law in Elkton, Maryland, and was admitted to the bar in 1838. In Ohio, Jewett acted as President of the branch State bank and United States attorney for the southern district of Ohio. He also served in the State House of Representatives (1855) and the State Senate (1853). In 1857, Jewett became involved in the railroad business and organized the Pittsburg, Cincinnati & St. Louis Railroad Co. and the Pennsylvania Railroad. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 until June 1874, when he resigned to act as President of the Erie Railroad Company. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/J000105] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles N. Lamison Visualize (1826 — April 24, 1896) Charles Nelson Lamison was an American politician and lawyer. Lamison was born in Dalton, Ohio in 1826. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. During the Civil War, he served in the Union Army as a captain and later as a major. After the war, he resumed practicing law until he was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 3, 1871 to March 3, 1875. After serving in Congress, Lamison served as attorney for many railroad companies and as the United States land commissioner in 1892. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/L000039] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
William Lawrence Visualize "(June 26, 1819 -- May 8, 1899) William Lawrence was a teacher, lawyer, commissioner of bankruptcy, editor, public servant, supreme court reporter, judge, soldier, organized a bank and president of a bank, comptroller, president of an association, and an American politician. Lawrence was born in Mount Pleasant, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. He was a commissioner of bankrupcy for Logan County (1842), prosecuting attorney of Logan County (1845), editor of the Logan Gazette (1845 - 1847) and Western Law Monthly (1859 - 1862), supreme court reporter (1851), judge of the court of common pleas and district court (1857 - 1867) United States Judge of Florida (1863) but declined, organized and was president for the Bellefontaine National Bank (1871), first comptroller of the United States Treasury (1880-1885) and was the president of the National Wool Growers' Association (1891). He served as a member of the State house of representatives in 1846 and in the State senate (1845-1847 and 1854). He also served in the Union Army in 1862 as a colonel of the Eighty-fourth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Lawrence was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, 41st, 43rd, and 44th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871 and March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1877), was unsuccessful for renomination in 1876 and served as chairman on the Committee on War Claims (43rd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=L000140]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John F. McKinney Visualize (12 April, 1827 -- 13 June, 1903) McKinney was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Miami County, Ohio, McKinney studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. McKinney was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and later to the Forty-second Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
James Monroe Visualize (July 18, 1821 — July 6, 1898) James Monroe was a theologist, professor, and politician. Monroe was born in Plainfield, Connecticut in 1821 and moved to Ohio to attend college. He graduated from Oberlin (Ohio) College in 1846 and continued on to postgraduate studies in theology. Monroe taught at Oberlin College from 1849 to 1862, while also serving in the State House of Representatives (1856-1859) and in the State Senate (1860-1862). From 1863 to 1869, he served as the U. S. consul to Brazil, before being elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives. Monroe served in the House from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1881. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/M000857] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Eliakim H. Moore Visualize (June 19, 1812 — April 4, 1900) Eliakim Hastings Moore was a civil engineer, surveyor, auditor, and politician. Moore was born in Boylston, Massachusetts in 1812 and moved to Ohio in 1817 with his parents. He educated himself and became a civil engineer. Later, Moore worked as a county surveyor and auditor, and eventually organized the First National Bank in Athens County, Ohio. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1871. After serving in Congress, Moore pursued business interests in the railroad industry in Athens, Ohio. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/M000896] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
George W. Morgan Visualize "(September 20, 1820 -- July 26, 1893) George Washington Morgan was a(n) soldier, lawyer, general, consul, minister resident, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Washington, Pennsylvania and moved to Mount Vernon, Ohio in 1843. George studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. He was appointed consul at Marseilles, France (1865), Minister Resident at Lisbon, Portugal (1858), unsuccessful candidate for governor of Ohio (1865), and delegate to the Democratic National Convention (1876). Morgan assisted in getting Texas's independence, attainted the rank of captain, and returned to the United States as a Cadet at West Point. He served in the Mexican War, commissioned colonel of the 2nd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (June 23, 1846), colonel of the 15th Regiment United States Infantry (April 9, 1847), brigadier general (August 20, 1847), and commissioned brigadier general of Volunteers over the 7th Division of the Army of Ohio in the 13th Army Corps (November 12, 1862 -June 8, 1863). Morgan presented credentials as a Democratic Member-elect to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - June 3, 1868) when he was contested and succeeded by Columbus Delano. He was also elected as a Democrat to the 41st and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1873) and was not reelected in 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000950]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
William Mungen Visualize "(May 12, 1821 -- September 9, 1887) William Mungen was a(n) teacher, editor, publisher, auditor, public servant, lawyer, soldier, and American politician. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Ohio in 1830. Mungen studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853. He was an editor and publisher of the Findlay Democratic Courier; auditor of Hancock County, Ohio (1846-1850); member of the state senate (1851 and 1852); and delegate to the Democratic National Convention (1856). William served in the Union Army (December 5, 1861 as a lieutenant colonel of the 57th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and commissioned colonel (December 16, 1861 - April 24, 1863). Mungen was elected as a Democrat to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M001079]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Lawrence T. Neal Visualize (September 22, 1844 — November 2, 1905) Lawrence Talbot Neal was an American politician and lawyer. Neal was born in Parkersburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1844 and moved to Ohio in 1864. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1866. Neal served in various public offices including city solicitor (1867-1868), and prosecuting attorney for Ross County, Ohio (1870-1872). He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1877. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/N000014] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Richard C. Parsons Visualize (October 10, 1826 — January 9, 1899) Richard Chappel Parsons was a lawyer, editor, and politician. Parsons was born in New London, Connecticut in 1826 and moved to Ohio in 1845. There, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. Parsons practiced law in Cleveland and served on the city council, as well as in the State House of Representatives. In 1862, he was appointed consul to Rio de Janeiro, but only served for six months before resigning to act as collect of internal revenue in Cleveland. Parsons served in that capacity for four years, from 1862 to 1866, before serving as Marshal of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1867 to 1872. He was then elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. After his service in Congress, Parsons worked as editor, and eventually became part owner, of the Cleveland Daily Herald. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/P000089] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Erasmus D. Peck Visualize (September 16, 1808 — December 25, 1876) Erasmus Darwin Peck was a medical doctor and politician. Peck was born in Stafford, Connecticut in 1808 and moved to Ohio in 1830. He graduated in medicine from Yale College in 1829, and practiced medicine until 1856 when he served in the State House of Representatives until 1859. Peck was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Truman Hoag. He was reelected to the Forty-Second Congress, making his overall service in the House from April 23, 1870 to March 3, 1873. Peck then returned to Ohio where he practiced medicine until his death in 1876. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/P000175] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Aaron F. Perry Visualize (January 1, 1815 — March 11, 1893) Aaron Fyfe Perry was an American politician and lawyer. Perry was born in Leicester, Vermont in 1815 and moved to Ohio in 1840. He attended Yale Law School and was admitted to the bar in Connecticut in 1838. After moving to Ohio, Perry was again admitted to the bar in 1840. From 1847 to 1848, he served as a member of the State House of Representatives. In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Perry as an Associate Justice to the United States Supreme Court, however, Perry declined the appointment. He was later elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1871 until 1872, when he resigned. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/P000241] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
James W. Robinson Visualize (November 26, 1826 — June 28, 1898) James Wallace Robinson was an American politician and lawyer. Robinson was born in Carby, Ohio in 1826. He graduated from Jefferson College in 1848, and then graduated from Cincinnati Law School in 1851. After studying law, he was admitted to the bar and practiced law in London, Ohio. Robinson served in the State House of Representatives from 1860 to 1862, and again in 1864. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/R000340] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Milton Sayler Visualize (November 4, 1831 — November 17, 1892) Milton Sayler was an American lawyer and politician. Sayler was born in Lewisburg, Ohio in 1831. He graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and studied law at the Cincinnati Law School. From 1862 to 1863, Sayler served in the State House of Representatives, after which he served as a member of the city council of Cincinnati. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1879. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000101] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Robert C. Schenck Visualize (4 October, 1809 -- 23 March, 1890) Schenck was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician. Born in Franklin, Ohio, Schenck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1827. Schenck was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. Afterwards, he served as Minister to Brazil. Aafter various positions in military service, Schenck was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Samuel Shellabarger Visualize "(December 10, 1817 -- August 7, 1896) Samuel Shellabarger was a lawyer, minister, public servant, and American politician. Shellabarger was born close to Enon, Clark County, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. He was a member of the State house of representatives (1852 and 1853), Minister to Portugal (April 21, 1869 - December 31, 1869), and was a member of the United States Civil Service Commission (1874 and 1875). He was elected as a Republican to the 37th, 39th, 40th, 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 & March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869 & March 4, 1871 - March 3, 1873), was not elected in the 1862 and 1872, and declined to be elected in 1868. During his time on Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Commerce (42nd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=S000325]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John Sherman Visualize (10 May, 1823 -- 22 October, 1900) Sherman was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Fairfield County, Ohio, Sherman studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Sherman was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses. Immediately afterwards, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in order to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Salmon P. Chase. Sherman was reelected once in 1866 and again in 1872. Sherman was appointed Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of President Rutherford Hayes in March 1877. He served in that role until 1881 when he was again elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy of James A. Garfield, who had been elected President of the United States the year previous. Sherman was reelected in 1886 and additionally in 1892. After serving his terms in the Senate, Sherman was appointed Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President William McKinley. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Isaac R. Sherwood Visualize (August 13, 1835 — October 15, 1925) Isaac R. Sherwood was a judge, editor, writer, and politician. Sherwood was born in Stanford, New York in 1835 and moved to Ohio to attend college at Antioch College in Yellow Springs. In 1857, he was the editor of a newspaper in Bryan, Ohio until he was elected to be a probate judge in 1860. During the Civil War, Sherwood served as a private in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was eventually promoted to lieutenant colonel. After the war, he worked as an editor and as a political writer. Sherwood also served as the Ohio Secretary of State from 1868 to 1870. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. After being an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Forty-Fourth Congress, Sherwood went back to working as an editor and was again elected to be a probate judge from 1878 to 1881. He was again elected to the House of Representatives, but as a Democrat, and served from March 4, 1907 to March 3, 1921, and again from March 4, 1923 to March 3, 1925. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000355] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John A. Smith Visualize (September 23, 1814 — March 7, 1892) John Armstrong Smith was an American politician and lawyer. Smith was born in Hillsboro, Ohio in 1814. He graduated from Miami University, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Smith served as a member of the State House of Representatives (1841) and in the State constitutional convention (1850). He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1873. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000569] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John Q. Smith Visualize (November 5, 1824 — December 30, 1901) John Quincy Smith was a businessman and politician. Smith was born in Waynesville, Ohio in 1824. He attended Miami University and worked in the agriculture. Smith held various public offices including State Senator (1860, 1861) and State Representative (1862, 1863, 1872, 1873). He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 and March 3, 1875. After serving in Congress, Smith was appointed United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and later United States consul to Canada. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000574] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Milton I. Southard Visualize (October 20, 1836 — May 4, 1905) Milton Isaiah Southard was an American politician and lawyer. Southard was born in Hanover, Ohio in 1836. He graduated from Denison University, after which he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1863. Southard was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1879. After serving in Congress, he moved to New York City and practiced law until his death in 1905. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000688] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
William P. Sprague Visualize (May 21, 1827 — March 3, 1899) William Peter Sprague was a businessman, banker, and politician. Sprague was born in Malta, Ohio in 1827. From a young age he worked in the mercantile industry and continued to engaged in business endeavors until 1864. In 1866, Sprague became a banker and worked in the banking business until he was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1870. He served in the House from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1875. After his service in Congress, Sprague returned to working in the banking business until he died in 1899. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000748] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Job E. Stevenson Visualize (February 10, 1832 — July 24, 1922) Job Evans Stevenson was an American politician and lawyer. Stevenson was born in Yellow Bud, Ohio in 1832. He studied law and was admitted to the bar, and practiced law in Chillicothe, Ohio. While practicing law, Stevenson also worked in agriculture and served in the State Senate. From 1859 to 1862, he acted as the solicitor of Chillicothe, before moving to Cincinnati. Stevenson was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1873. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000893] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Peter W. Strader Visualize (November 6, 1818 — February 25, 1881) Peter Wilson Strader was a printer, businessman, and politician. Strader was born in Shawnee, New Jersey in 1818 and moved to Ohio in 1819 with his parents. After he finished his education, Strader worked in a printing office and also in the steamboat industry as a clerk and engineer. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1871. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000987] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Allen G. Thurman Visualize (November 13, 1813 — December 12, 1895) Allen Granberry Thurman was an American politician and lawyer. Thurman was born in Chillicothe, Ohio in 1819. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835, and practiced law in Ross County, Ohio. Thurman was first elected to the United States House of Representatives as a Democrat. He served during the Twenty-Ninth Congress, from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1847. After serving in the House, Thurman continued to practice law and was later appointed as an associate justice of the Ohio State Supreme Court. He served in that capacity from 1851 to 1854, and further served as the Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court from 1854 to 1856. In 1868, Thurman was elected to the United States Senate as a Democrat and served in the Senate from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1881. During the Forty-Sixth Congress he served as the President pro tempore of the Senate. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/T000251] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
William H. Upson Visualize (January 11, 1823 — April 13, 1910) William Hanford Upson was a politician, lawyer, and judge. Upson was born in Worthington, Ohio in 1823. He graduated from Western Reserve College, studied law and Yale College, and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Upson served in the State Senate from 1853 to 1855, and as a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1864 to 1876. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1873. After serving in Congress, he was appointed as an associate justice to the Ohio Supreme Court and served one year before being elected as a judge of the circuit court of Ohio in 1884. He served in that capacity until 1894, when he retired to resume the practice of law until his death in 1910. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/U000029] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Philadelph Van Trump Visualize "(November 15, 1810 -- July 31, 1874). Philadelph Van Trump was a(n) printer, editor, lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. He was born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Van Trump studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1838. He was a delegate to the Whig National Convention (1852), unsuccessful American Party Governor (1867), delegate and president to the Bell and Everett State Convention (1860), and served as president of the Democratic State Convention (1869). Philadelph was also a judge of the court of common pleas (1862 - 1867) and an unsuccessful candidate for supreme judge of Ohio (1863, 1864, and 1865). He was elected as a Democrat to the 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 4, 1873) and was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000060]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Martin Welker Visualize "(April 25, 1819 -- March 15, 1902) Martin Welker was a lawyer, clerk, judge, lieutenant governor, soldier, professor, and American politician. Welker studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. He was a clerk of common pleas for Holmes County (1846 - 1851), judge of the 6th judicial district of Ohio (1852 - 1857), Judge advocate general of the State of Ohio (1861), and United States Judge for the northern district of Ohio by President Grant. He was lieutenant governor of Ohio (1857 and 1858). He was appointed aide-de-camp, as a colonel, to Governor of Ohio (August 10 ,1861), superintendent of drafting with rank of colonel under Governor Tod (August 15, 1862), assistant adjutant general (1862), and enlisted in the Union Army as a private in Company 1 in the 188th Regiment Ohio Volunteer infantry (February 16, 1865 - September 21, 1865). He was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871) and was not elected in 1862 and 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000270]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John T. Wilson Visualize "(April 16, 1811 -- October 6, 1891) John Thomas Wilson was a(n) merchant, farmer, soldier, public servant, handler of loans and mortgages, and American politician. He was born in Bell, Highland County, Ohio. Wilson was appointed 1st lieutenant of Company E 7th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer infantry (November 2, 1861) and was discharged as a captain (November 27, 1862). He was a member of the state senate (1863 - 1866). John was elected as a Republican to the 40th, 41st, 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1873), where he served as chairman on the Committee on Agriculture (41st and 42nd Congresses). Wilson was not reelected in 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000603]" Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
James J. Winans Visualize (June 7, 1818 — April 28, 1879) James January Winans was an American politician, lawyer, and judge. Winans was born in Maysville, Kentucky in 1818 and moved to Ohio with his parents. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Winans served in various public offices including clerk of Green County Courts, State Senator, and State Representative. He also served as judge of the court of common pleas from 1864 to 1871. Winans was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1871. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/W000626] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Laurin D. Woodworth Visualize (September 10, 1837 — March 13, 1897) Laurin Dewey Woodworth was an American politician and lawyer. Woodworth was born in Windham, Ohio in 1837. He attended Ohio State University, studied law at Union Law College, and was admitted to the bar in 1859. During the Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army and attained the rank of major. After the war, Woodworth served in the Ohio State Senate from 1867 to 1871. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1877. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/W000735] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)