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 Augustus Leonard Perrill

Augustus Leonard Perrill

Birth
Hardy County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jun 1882 (aged 75)
Pickaway County, Ohio, USA
Burial Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 10406 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born near Moorefield, West Virginia, he attended local schools, became a teacher, taught school in Circleville, Ohio and then engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was appointed deputy sheriff in 1833, elected sheriff in 1834, served until 1837 and was a member of the Ohio State House of Representatives, (1839-41). In 1845, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress, serving until 1847. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed agricultural pursuits, was a member of the Ohio State Senate, (1858-63) and served in the Ohio State House of Representatives, (1865-67). He died at the age of 75 on his farm in Circleville, Ohio.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 9 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10406
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustus Leonard Perrill (20 Jan 1807–2 Jun 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10406, citing Forest Cemetery, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .