Solomon Lafayette Hoge

Solomon Lafayette Hoge

Pickrelltown, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Death 23 Feb 1909 (aged 72)
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 8122817 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Northwood College, graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1859, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Bellefontaine, Ohio. During the Civil War, he served as a Captain in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. After the war, he was an associate justice of the Ohio State Supreme Court, (1868-70) and successfully contested as a Republican the election of J.P. Reed to the Forty-first Congress, serving (1869-71). He was comptroller general of South Carolina, (1874-75), when elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth Congress, serving (1875-77). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was president of the First National Bank of Kenton, Ohio and practiced law until his death.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Solomon Lafayette Hoge (11 Jul 1836–23 Feb 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8122817, citing Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .