Albert Gallatin Riddle

Albert Gallatin Riddle

Birth
Monson, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 May 1902 (aged 85)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Section I
Memorial ID 39830565 · View Source
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Former member of Congress from Ohio and bar member of Ohio and District bar

Born in Monson MA in 1816 and his parents moved ot Ohio a year later. He received his education in Ohio and lived there for many years. He studied law and was admitted to practice in 1840. In 1860 he was elected to the House of Representatives and was a prominent figure until he wrote a caustic article about how the Union Troops movements at the battle of Bull Run. President Lincoln appointed Mr Riddle counsul to Cuba shortly after he left congress. Upon his return to the United States he continued his practice of lawy in Washington DC. He was interested in literature and wrote several books of poetry and prose.

Father of Mrs Henry E Davis better known as Harriet Riddle Davis from her literary work.


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  • Created by: Jay Kelly
  • Added: 24 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39830565
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Gallatin Riddle (28 May 1816–15 May 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39830565, citing Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Jay Kelly (contributor 46936386) .