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Alfred Peck Edgerton
Birth: Jan. 11, 1813
Plattsburgh
Clinton County
New York, USA
Death: May 14, 1897
Hicksville
Defiance County
Ohio, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Plattsburgh Academy and moved to New York City, to work in advertising. Returning to Ohio, in 1837, he became manager of the American Land Company and founded the town of Edgerton, Ohio. He was a member of the Ohio State Senate, (1845-46). In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving until 1855. After his term, he was financial agent of the Board of State Fund Commissioners of Ohio, general manager of the Wabash & Erie Canal Company, (1859-68) and chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission in 1885. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Bela Edgerton (1787 - 1874)
  Phebe Ketchum Edgerton (1790 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte Elizabeth Dixon Edgerton (1816 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Hicks Edgerton (1842 - 1924)*
  Frances Delord Edgerton Alvord (1844 - 1924)*
  Alfred P. Edgerton (1846 - 1921)*
  Charlotte Elizabeth Edgerton Swartwout (1847 - 1910)*
  Ann Eliza Edgerton Manierre (1849 - 1928)*
  Dixon Edgerton (1857 - 1920)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alfred Peck Edgerton (1813 - 1897)
  Lycurgus Edgerton (1815 - 1878)*
  Phebe E Edgerton Barnes (1824 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lindenwood Cemetery
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7116871
Alfred Peck Edgerton
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Alfred Peck Edgerton
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Alfred Peck Edgerton
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- OPPSheryl
 Added: Mar. 31, 2013
The Hoosier Packet - January 2011
- Robert Schmidt
 Added: Jan. 18, 2012

- MGannuch
 Added: Jan. 10, 2012
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