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 Adoniram Judson Warner

Adoniram Judson Warner

Birth
Wales Center, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 12 Aug 1910 (aged 76)
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Burial Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 19, Lot 48
Memorial ID 17244541 · View Source
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US Congressman, Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was born in the village of Wales near Buffalo, New York but spent much of his childhood in Beloit Wisconsin before returning to New York to attend college. After graduating from college,he settled in Pennsylvania where he became a successful educator serving as a teacher, principal and superintendent of schools. With the start of the Civil War he joined the Union cause and was commissioned Captain of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. In 1862 he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, to Colonel in 1863 and in 1865 was brevetted Brigadier General. He was severely wounded in the battle at Antietam and injured by a fall at Gettysburg. In 1864 he reported to Indianapolis, Indiana in order to take command of the court martial duties there after being judged physically unable to participate in battle. After the war he moved to Marietta, Ohio where he found success in the oil, railroad and coal business. In 1878 the Democrat was elected to represent his Ohio district in the Forty-Sixth Congress, serving from 1879 to 1881. After losing a reelection bid for a second term he ran and won back the Congressional seat two more times serving from 1883 to 1887. He did not seek a fourth term and continued to succeed in business helping to design the trolley system for Washington D.C. while building railroads in Ohio and Georgia. He died in Marietta, Ohio.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 17244541
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adoniram Judson Warner (13 Jan 1834–12 Aug 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17244541, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .