Caleb F. Abbott
Mr. Abbott was born in Chelmsford, MA, he got a good education and became one of the well-learned residents of northwestern Ohio after finishing at Harvard College. Following in Henry Clay's footsteps, he became an important figure in the Whig party.
Through his university degree, he became a leading lawyer in the town of Toledo, in 1835-1836. His lawyer career brought him to become part of the first debating club in the Lucas County Prosecutor, then administered by Emery D. Potter. In 1838, he was co-founder of the first Public Library in Toledo. The same year he was elected, for the following four years, as the Lucas County Prosecutor.
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