Hezekiah S. Bundy

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Hezekiah Sanford Bundy
Hezekiah S. Bundy 1874.jpg
1874
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867
Preceded by Wells A. Hutchins
Succeeded by John Thomas Wilson
In office
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Preceded by John Thomas Wilson
Succeeded by John L. Vance
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
December 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Preceded by William H. Enochs
Succeeded by Lucien J. Fenton
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 7th district
In office
January 7, 1856 – January 3, 1858
Preceded by Thomas McCauslin
Succeeded by George Corwine
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Jackson County district
In office
December 4, 1848 – December 2, 1849
Serving with Anselm T. Holcomb
Preceded by Anselm T. Holcomb
Succeeded by Anselm T. Holcomb
Joseph M. Ross
In office
December 2, 1850 – January 4, 1852
Preceded by Anselm T. Holcomb
Joseph M. Ross
Succeeded by D. T. Hard
Personal details
Born (1817-08-15)August 15, 1817
Marietta, Ohio
Died December 12, 1895(1895-12-12) (aged 78)
Wellston, Ohio
Political party Republican
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Hezekiah Sanford Bundy (August 15, 1817 – December 12, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Biography[edit]

Born in Marietta, Ohio, Bundy moved with his parents to Athens County in 1819. He attended the public schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1850 and practiced until 1860, when he became engaged in the iron business. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1848 and 1850. He served in the State senate in 1855. Presidential elector for Lincoln/Hamlin in 1860.[1] He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1862 to the Thirty-eighth Congress.

Bundy was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1867). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1866.

Bundy was a trustee of Ohio University beginning in 1864.[2] Bundy was elected to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875). He served as chairman of the Committee on Mileage (Forty-third Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress. He moved to Wellston, Jackson County, in 1887 and resumed the practice of law.

Bundy was elected to the Fifty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William H. Enochs and served from December 4, 1893, to March 3, 1895. He died in Wellston, Ohio, December 12, 1895. He was interred in the City Cemetery.

His daughter Julia Ann married Joseph B. Foraker, a prominent Ohio politician in the end of the 19th century and early 20th who served as governor of Ohio.

Source[edit]

  1. ^ Smith 1898 : 124
  2. ^ Walker 1869 : 348

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