|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1901
|Preceded by||Luther M. Strong|
|Succeeded by||William R. Warnock|
May 23, 1840|
|Died||February 7, 1910
|Resting place||Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio|
|Alma mater||Ohio Wesleyan University|
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During the Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army on April 26, 1861, and served in Company I, Fourth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He later transferred to Company E, Seventy-third Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was promoted to first lieutenant. He was later commissioned as the company's captain. He remained in the service three years.
After mustering out, he returned to Delaware, Ohio, where he served as mayor in 1869. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1871. He was a landowner and also engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits. He served as the postmaster of Delaware from 1881-85.
Lybrand was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1897–March 3, 1901). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900 and resumed his business activities in Delaware, Ohio.
He died in Daytona, Florida, February 7, 1910, and was interred in Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
|This article does not cite any references or sources. (April 2013)|
- Archibald Lybrand at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2008-09-28
- "Lybrand, Archibald". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. 1900.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.