US -Brough, John Jr. - Governor, OH

John Brough Jr.:
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Born: September 17, 1811
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Birthplace: Marietta Ohio
Father: John Brough Sr. 1746 – 1822
(Buried: Unknown Burial Place)
Mother:
Jane Garnett 1785 – 1821
(Buried: Mound Cemetery Marietta Ohio)

Wife: Caroline A. Nelson 1820 – 1889
(Buried: Woodland Cemetery Cleveland Ohio)

Children:
Emma Frances Brough Gerard 1850 – 1918
(Buried: West Chester Cemetery West Chester Ohio)
Annie Cornelia Brough 1857 – 1861
(Buried: Woodland Cemetery Cleveland Ohio)
Carrie Anna Brough Omwake 1857 – 1893
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery Cincinnati Ohio)



Political Party: Democratic Party and Unionist Party
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Education:
Apprenticed to the Printer’s Trade
Attended Ohio University for three years

Occupation before War:
Part – time reporter for Athens Mirror Newspaper
Newspaper Publisher of Ohio Eagle Newspaper
Clerk of Ohio State Senate
1838 – 1839: Ohio State Representative
1839 – 1845: Ohio State Auditor
Half Owner of Cincinnati Advertiser Newspaper
Renamed his paper to the Cincinnati Enquirer Newspaper
1840 – 1843: Trustee of Ohio University
President of Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Co.
President of Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad Co.

Civil War Career:
1863: Made a pro – union speech in Marietta Ohio
1864 – 1865: Governor of Ohio
1864 – 1865: Strong Supporter of President Abraham Lincoln
Leader in persuading midwestern governors to raise 100-day regiments
1864: Supporter of President Abraham Lincoln’s reelection
Declined the office of United States Secretary of Treasury
1865: Announced he would not seek Governor nomination but would not decline if nomination was offered.
1865: Stumbled in the State House yard spraining his ankle



Died:
August 29, 1865
Place of Death: Cleveland Ohio
Cause of Death: gangrene of his sprained ankle
Age at time of Death: 53 years old
Burial Place: Woodland Cemetery Cleveland Ohio









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1864 – 1865: Strong Supporter of President Abraham Lincoln
Leader in persuading midwestern governors to raise 100-day regiments
This explains the amount of 100days regiments from Ohio I read up on.
Also, god, this dude looks huge. Not surprised a sprained ankle brought him down; doubt he was in good health.
 
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