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  Creighton, William
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AffiliationNational Republican   
NameWilliam Creighton
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Chillicothe, Ohio , United States
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Born October 29, 1778
DiedOctober 01, 1851 (72 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 29, 2016 02:24am
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InfoCREIGHTON, William, Jr., a Representative from Ohio; born in Berkeley County, Va., October 29, 1778; was graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1798 and commenced practice in Chillicothe, Ohio; secretary of state 1803-1808; member of the State house of representatives in 1810; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Duncan McArthur; reelected to the Fourteenth Congress and served from May 4, 1813, to March 3, 1817; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1815 to the United States Senate; president of the branch bank of the United States at Chillicothe; elected as an Adams to the Twentieth Congress and served from March 4, 1827, until his resignation in 1828; was appointed during the recess of Congress and nominated by President John Quincy Adams on December 11, 1828, as a United States judge of the district court, but the Senate on February 16, 1829, passed a resolution that it was “not expedient to fill the vacancy at the present session of Congress”; reelected as an Anti- Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833); was not a candidate for renomination in 1832; resumed the practice of law; died in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, October 1, 1851; interment in Grand View Cemetery.


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