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 Alfred Peck Edgerton

Alfred Peck Edgerton

Birth
Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA
Death 14 May 1897 (aged 84)
Hicksville, Defiance County, Ohio, USA
Burial Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 7116871 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Plattsburgh Academy and moved to New York City, to work in advertising. Returning to Ohio, in 1837, he became manager of the American Land Company and founded the town of Edgerton, Ohio. He was a member of the Ohio State Senate, (1845-46). In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving until 1855. After his term, he was financial agent of the Board of State Fund Commissioners of Ohio, general manager of the Wabash & Erie Canal Company, (1859-68) and chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission in 1885.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 25 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7116871
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Peck Edgerton (11 Jan 1813–14 May 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7116871, citing Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .