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Corwin family of Lebanon, Ohio

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  Moses Bledso Corwin (1790-1872) — also known as Moses Corwin — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., January 5, 1790. Whig. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1838-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1849-51, 1853-55 (4th District 1849-51, 8th District 1853-55). Died in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, April 7, 1872 (age 82 years, 93 days). Interment at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Thomas Corwin; uncle of Franklin Corwin (1818-1879).
  Political family: Corwin family of Lebanon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Thomas Corwin Thomas Corwin (1794-1865) — also known as Tom Corwin; "The Wagon Boy" — of Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., July 29, 1794. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1822; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1831-40, 1859-61 (2nd District 1831-33, 4th District 1833-40, 7th District 1859-61); Governor of Ohio, 1840-42; defeated, 1842; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1844; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1845-50; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1850-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1860; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1861-64. Died December 18, 1865 (age 71 years, 142 days). Interment at Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Moses Bledso Corwin (1790-1872); uncle of Franklin Corwin.
  Political family: Corwin family of Lebanon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
  Franklin Corwin (1818-1879) — of Illinois. Born in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, January 12, 1818. Republican. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1873-75; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1876. Died in Peru, La Salle County, Ill., June 15, 1879 (age 61 years, 154 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Nephew of Moses Bledso Corwin and Thomas Corwin (1794-1865).
  Political family: Corwin family of Lebanon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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