Isaac B. Cameron
|Isaac B. Cameron|
|23rd Ohio State Treasurer|
January 8, 1900 – January 11, 1904
|Preceded by||Samuel B. Campbell|
|Succeeded by||William S. McKinnon|
June 15, 1851|
Nairn, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
|Died||October 11, 1930
Columbus, Ohio, United States
|Resting place||Green Lawn Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Laura A. Irwin|
|Alma mater||Iron City Business College|
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Isaac Cameron was born in Nairn, Scotland in 1851. When he was an infant, his widowed mother moved with the family to a farm in Jefferson County, Ohio near Salineville. In 1855, the family moved to Salineville. Cameron attended public schools, and graduated from Iron City Business College of Pittsburgh. He acted as bookkeeper for a Lisbon firm until 1874, then was a partner and then sole proprietor of a business from 1880 to 1893.
In 1893, Cameron was elected Treasurer of Columbiana County, and re-elected in 1895. For about a year, in 1898, he was Receiver of the bankrupt First National Bank at Lisbon. In 1899, he was nominated by the Republicans for Ohio State Treasurer, and won election. He won re-election in 1901. After his second term, he was chosen as president of the Columbus Savings and Trust Company. He died October 11, 1930, and is interred at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
Cameron was a thirty-second degree Mason, a Knight Templar, a member of the I.O.O.F., a Knights of Pythias, and an Elk. In 1875 he married Laura A. Irwin of Cleveland, Ohio, and had a son, Roy MacDonald Cameron, born in 1883. He was a Presbyterian by faith.
- Gilkey, Elliott Howard, ed. (1901). The Ohio Hundred Year Book: a Handbook of the Public Men and Public Institutions of Ohio .... State of Ohio.
- Taylor, William Alexander (1909). Centennial history of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio 2. Chicago: S J Clarke Publishing Company.
- Mercer, James K.; Rife, Edward K. (1903). Representative men of Ohio, 1900-1903. Columbus: James K. Mercer.
- Isaac B. Cameron at Find a Grave
Samuel B. Campbell
|Ohio State Treasurer
William S. McKinnon