Cornelius Springer HAMILTON, Congress, OH (1821-1867)

HAMILTON Cornelius Springer , a Representative from Ohio; born in Gratiot, Muskingum County, Ohio, January 2, 1821; attended the common schools and Granville (Ohio) College; moved with his parents to Union County in 1839; engaged in agricultural pursuits with his father; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in Marysville, Ohio; land appraiser and assessor in 1845; delegate to the State constitutional convention 1850-1851; editor and proprietor of the Marysville Tribune 1850-1853; member of the State senate in 1856 and 1857; appointed by President Lincoln assessor of the eighth congressional district of Ohio in 1862 and served until 1866; elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress and served from March 4, 1867, until killed by an insane son in Marysville, Union County, Ohio, December 22, 1867; interment in Oakdale Cemetery.

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

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