Ralph HILL, Congress, IN

HILL, Ralph, a Representative from Indiana; born in Trumbull County, Ohio, October 12, 1827; attended the district school, the Kinsman Academy and the Grand River Institute, Austinburg, Ohio; taught school in 1846, 1847, 1849, and 1850; studied law at the New York State and National Law School, Ballston, N.Y., and was admitted to the bar in Albany, N.Y., in 1851; returned to Jefferson, Ohio, in August 1851 and practiced; established a select school at Austinburg, Ohio, in November 1851; resumed the practice of law in Jefferson, Ohio, in March 1852; moved to Columbus, Ind., in August 1852 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1867); was not a candidate for renomination in 1866; collector of internal revenue for the third district of Indiana 1869-1875; moved to Indianapolis, Ind., in 1879 and resumed the practice of law; died in Indianapolis, Ind., August 20, 1899; interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.

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

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