Jacob A. Ambler

Jacob A. Ambler

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Sep 1906 (aged 77)
Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA
Burial Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 8082140 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Ohio, he worked in his brother’s law firm, studied law, admitted to the bar in 1851 and commenced to practice law in Salem, Ohio. He was a member the Ohio State House of Representatives in 1857 and judge of the ninth judicial district, (1859-67). In 1869, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first and Forty-second Congresses, serving until 1873. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was involved in various business venues. He was a delegate to every Republican National Conventions, (1876-96) and appointed a member of the United States Tariff Commission by President Arthur, serving (1882-98).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 8082140
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob A. Ambler (18 Feb 1829–22 Sep 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8082140, citing Hope Cemetery, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .