Daniel Duncan (Ohio politician)

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Daniel Duncan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849
Preceded by Columbus Delano
Succeeded by Charles Sweetser
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Licking County district
In office
December 4, 1843 – December 1, 1844
Serving with Samuel White
Preceded by Isaac Green
Phelps Humphreys
Succeeded by P. N. O'Bannon
Personal details
Born (1806-07-22)July 22, 1806
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Died May 18, 1849(1849-05-18) (aged 42)
Washington, D.C.
Resting place Newark Graveyard
Political party Whig
Alma mater Jefferson College
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Daniel Duncan (July 22, 1806 – May 18, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, Duncan completed preparatory studies. He attended Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1825. He moved to Newark, Ohio, in 1828. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1843. He was an unsuccessful Whig candidate for election to the State senate in 1844.

Duncan was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1848 to the Thirty-first Congress. He died in Washington, D.C., on May 18, 1849. He was interred in the Newark Graveyard, Newark, Ohio.

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