US Con -Corwin, Thomas - U.S. Congressman, OH

Thomas Corwin:
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Born: July 29, 1794
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Birthplace: Bourbon County Kentucky
Father: Matthias Corwin 1761 – 1829
(Buried: Pioneer Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)
Mother: Patience Hallock 1761 – 1818
(Buried: Pioneer Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)

Wife: Sarah Hess Ross 1795 – 1878
(Buried: Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)

Children:
Catherine F. Corwin 1827 – 1894
(Buried: Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)
Dr. William Henry Corwin 1828 – 1880
(Buried: Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)
Evalina Amelia “Eva” Crowin Sage 1831 – 1898
(Buried: Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)
Louisa C. Corwin Burrows 1834 – 1909
(Buried: Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)
Caroline Ross Corwin Cropper 1836 – 1902
(Buried: Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Ohio)



Political Party: Whig Party and Republican Party
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Occupation before War:
1817 – 1818: Attorney in Lebanon Ohio
1818 – 1828: Warren County Ohio Prosecuting Attorney
1822 – 1823: Ohio State Representative
1828 – 1831: Attorney in Lebanon Ohio
1829: Ohio State Representative
1831 – 1840: United States Congressman from Ohio
1833 – 1835: Member of House Manufactures Committee
1833 – 1835: Ranking Member of House Revolutionary Claims Committee
1833 – 1837: Member of House Ways and Means Committee
1837 – 1839: Member of House Judiciary Committee
1839 – 1840: Chairman of House Public Lands Committee
1840 – 1842: Governor of Ohio
1842: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection as Governor of Ohio
1842 – 1845: Attorney in Lebanon Ohio
1844: Whig Party Presidential Elector
1844: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection as Governor of Ohio
1845 – 1850: United States Senator from Ohio
1845 – 1850: Member of Senate Public Lands Committee
1845 – 1847: Member of Senate Territories Committee
1850 – 1853: United States Secretary of Treasury
1853 – 1859: Attorney in Lebanon Ohio
1859 – 1861: United States Congressman from Ohio
1859 – 1861: Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee

Civil War Career:
1859 – 1861: United States Congressman from Ohio
1861: Proposed the Corwin Amendment
1861 – 1864: United States Minister to Mexico
1864 – 1865: Attorney in Washington D.C.


Died:
December 18, 1865
Place of Death: Washington D.C.
Age at time of Death: 71 years old
Burial Place: Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Ohio



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