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John George WARWICK

(1830-1892)

WARWICK, John George, a Representative from Ohio; born in County Tyrone, Province of Ulster, Ireland, December 23, 1830; attended the common schools of his native land; immigrated with his brother to the United States about 1850 and resided in Philadelphia, Pa., for a short time; moved to Navarre, Stark County, Ohio, and became a bookkeeper in a dry-goods establishment; moved to Massillon, Ohio, and clerked in a dry-goods store, subsequently becoming interested in flour milling, coal mining, and agricultural pursuits; also was a promoter of railroad construction; elected as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio and served from 1884 to 1886; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1886; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1891, until his death in Washington, D.C., August 14, 1892; interment in Protestant Cemetery, Massillon, Stark County, Ohio.

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

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