William Henry West

William Henry West

Birth
Millsboro, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Mar 1911 (aged 87)
Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Burial Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 22190683 · View Source
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Graduate of Jefferson College in Pennsylvania in 1844. Studied law in Bellefontaine, Ohio and was elected Prosecuting Attorney of Logan County, Ohio in 1852. He was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives for 1858-1859 and 1862-1863. He was later elected to the Ohio State Senate for 1864-1865. He was elected in 1865 to the position of Ohio Attorney General and was re-elected in 1867. In 1871 he was elected a judge of the Ohio Supreme Court, serving one year and resigned due to failing eyesight. He was an important force in the Republican Party in Ohio.


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  • Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
  • Added: 14 Oct 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 22190683
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry West (9 Feb 1824–14 Mar 1911), Find a Grave Memorial no. 22190683, citing Bellefontaine City Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Robert "Rob" Weller (contributor 46505507) .