Reasin BEALL, Congress, OH (1769-1843)

BEALL Reasin , a Representative from Ohio; born in Montgomery County, Md., December 3, 1769; received a limited schooling; served as an officer under General Harmer in 1790; appointed ensign in the United States Army March 7, 1792, and battalion quartermaster in 1793, and served under General Wayne in the campaign against the Indians; moved to New Lisbon, Ohio, in 1803; was commissioned brigadier general of Volunteers in 1812; moved to Wooster, Ohio, in 1815; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John S. Edwards and served from April 20, 1813, until his resignation on June 7, 1814; served as register of the land offices at Canton and Wooster, Ohio, from 1814 to 1824; presided over the Whig mass convention held at Columbus, Ohio, February 22, 1840; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1840; died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, February 20, 1843; interment in Wooster Cemetery.

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

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