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Albert Gallatin Riddle


Born: May 28, 1816

Birthplace: Monson, Massachusetts

Father: Thomas Riddle 1781 – 1823
(Buried: Munn Cemetery, Newbury Center, Ohio)​

Mother: Minerva Merrick 1786 – 1866
(Buried: Reed Cemetery, Roann, Indiana)​

Wife: Caroline Avery 1821 – 1889
(Buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​


Florence Riddle Bartlett 1845 – 1921​
(Buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Mary Avery Riddle Knowlton 1847 – 1921​
(Buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)
Caroline Riddle Foster 1850 – 1918​
(Buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Frederick Albert Riddle 1852 – 1856​
(Buried: Munn Cemetery, Newbury Center, Ohio)​
Harriet Williams Riddle Davis 1854 – 1938​
(Buried: Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Albert Thomas Riddle 1858 – 1912​
(Buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Alice Riddle Kilduff 1860 – 1920​
(Buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​

Political Party: Republican Party

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Geauga County, Ohio​
1840 – 1846: Geauga County Ohio Prosecuting Attorney​
1848 – 1850: Ohio State Representative​
1856 – 1861: Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: United States Congressman from Ohio​
1861 – 1863: Member of House Revolutionary Claims Committee​
1862: Choose not to be a candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress.​
1863 – 1864: United States Counsel at Matanzas, Cuba​

Occupation after War:

Attorney in Washington D.C.​
1873: Author Students and Lawyers, lectures
1873: Author Bart Ridgely, a story of Northern Ohio
1874: Author The Portrait, a Romance of Cuyahoga Valley
Attorney to aid in the Prosecution of John H. Surratt​
1875: Author Alice Brand, A Tale of the Capitol
1877 – 1889: Law Officer in Washington, D.C.​
1880: Author Life, Character, and Public Services of James A. Garfield
1881: Author The House of Ross
1882: Author Castle Gregory
1882: Author The Hunter of the Chargin
1883: Author Hart and His Bear
1883: Author Mark Loan, a Tale of the Western Reserve
1884: Author Old Newberry and the Pioneers
1885: Author The Sugar-makers of the West Woods
1886: Author Speeches and Arguments
1886: Author Life of Benjamin F. Wade

Died: May 15, 1902

Place of Death: Washington, D.C.

Age at time of Death: 85 years old

Burial Place: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
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