Person:Thomas Ewing (9)

m. 7 Jan 1820
  1. Philemon Beecher Ewing1820 - 1896
  2. Eleanor Boyle Ewing1824 - 1888
  3. Hugh Boyle Ewing1826 - 1905
  4. Thomas Ewing, Jr.1829 - 1896
  5. Charles Ewing1835 - 1883
  6. Maria Ewing1837 -
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Ewing, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 7 Aug 1829 Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, United States
Death[1][2] 21 Jan 1896 New York City, New York, United States
Reference Number? Q3525101?
Burial[1][2] Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States

EWING, Thomas, (son of Thomas Ewing [1789-1871]), a Representative from Ohio; born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, August 7, 1829; pursued preparatory studies; private secretary to President Taylor in 1849 and 1850; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1854; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio; moved to Leavenworth, Kans., in 1856; member of the Leavenworth constitutional convention of 1858; delegate to the peace convention held in Washington, D.C., in 1861 in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war; chief justice of the supreme court of Kansas in 1861 and 1862, when he resigned; recruited the Eleventh Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, and was commissioned its colonel on September 15, 1862; brigadier general of Volunteers March 13, 1863; brevetted major general of Volunteers; practiced law in Washington, D.C., until 1871, when he returned to Lancaster, Ohio; member of the Ohio State constitutional convention in 1873 and 1874; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1881); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1880; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Ohio in 1879; moved to New York City in 1881, where he engaged in the practice of law until his death there on January 21, 1896; interment in Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers, N.Y.S1

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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