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William DOAN

(1792-1847)

DOAN, William, a Representative from Ohio; born in Maine April 4, 1792; attended the common schools; moved with his parents in 1812 to Ohio and settled near Lindale, Clermont County; studied medicine at New Richmond and commenced practice in 1818 at Withamsville, Clermont County; was graduated from the Ohio Medical College at Cincinnati in 1827; member of the State house of representatives in 1831 and 1832; served in the State senate in 1833 and 1834; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1843); was not a candidate for renomination in 1842; resumed the practice of medicine; died in Withamsville, Clermont County, Ohio, June 22, 1847; interment in Union Township (Mount Moriah) Cemetery, Tobasco, Clermont County, Ohio.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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