William Mungen

Quill platform ID: p11274.

"(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]"

Member of Ohio Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Ohio Delegation—The Civil Rights Act of 1875.

Resources (0):

Resource Collections (0):


Resource Items (0):