Freeman T. Eagleson
Freeman T. Eagleson was born in Guernsey County, Ohio and attended common schools, Washington High School, and Muskingum College. He taught school for six years. He studied law starting in 1901 with the firm Locke and Turnbaugh in Cambridge, and finishing at the Ohio State University. He was admitted to the bar December 1904.
After the death of his former instructor, Mr. Locke, Eagleson became the junior partner of Mr. Turnaugh, at Turnbaugh & Eagleson, Cambridge, Ohio. Eagleson was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives in the 76th General Assembly (1904–1905), and was selected Speaker pro tem in the 77th, (1906–1908). When Speaker Carmi Thompson was elected Ohio Secretary of State, with term starting in 1907, Eagleson was elevated to Speaker of the House.
- Sandles, A P; Doty, E W (eds.). The biographical annals of Ohio 1906-1907-1908 : A handbook of the Government and Institutions of the State of Ohio. State of Ohio.
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