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 Matthias Shepler

Matthias Shepler

Birth
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Apr 1863 (aged 72)
Navarre, Stark County, Ohio, USA
Burial Navarre, Stark County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 18755409 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Elected as a Democrat to represent Ohio's 18th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1837 to 1839. A native of Pennsylvania, he served in the War of 1812. He continued his profession as a farmer after moving to Ohio, and also became a justice of the peace. He entered politics and became a member of the Ohio State Legislature and the Ohio State Senate. He was elected to Congress in 1836, served one term, and declined to become a candidate in 1838.

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  • Originally Created by: K Guy
  • Added: 3 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18755409
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthias Shepler (11 Nov 1790–7 Apr 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18755409, citing Shepler Church Cemetery, Navarre, Stark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .