William Wirt Culbertson

William Wirt Culbertson

Birth
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 Oct 1911 (aged 76)
Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, USA
Burial Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 7773441 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born near Lewistown, Pennsylvania, he moved with his parents to Kentucky and engaged in the manufacture of iron. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army and rose to the rank of Captain in command of Company F, 27th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives in 1870, served in the Kentucky State Senate in 1873, was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions, (1876, 1880, 1884) and Mayor of Ashland, Kentucky, (1882-83). In 1883, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving until 1885. After his term, he retired to Ohio, where lived until his death at age 76.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7773441
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wirt Culbertson (22 Sep 1835–31 Oct 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7773441, citing Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .