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 Rufus Paine Spalding

Rufus Paine Spalding

Original Name Spaulding
Birth
West Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 29 Aug 1886 (aged 88)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 5 Lot 25
Memorial ID 22526 · View Source
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Lawyer, Judge, Congressman and vocal opponent of slavery and the Fugitive Slave Law. He led Cleveland lawyers against southern slave owners who came North to claim fugitive slaves throughout the mid-1800's. Elected Ohio Congressman in 1863.

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  • Added: 28 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rufus Paine Spalding (3 May 1798–29 Aug 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22526, citing Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .