John Bell (Ohio politician)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
|Preceded by||Amos E. Wood|
|Succeeded by||Frederick W. Green|
June 19, 1796|
|Died||May 4, 1869
|Resting place||Oakwood Cemetery|
Born in Pennsboro, Pennsylvania, Bell received a limited education. He moved to Ohio in 1810 with his parents, who settled in Greene County, near Xenia. He moved to Lower Sandusky in 1823 and served as mayor in 1830. He was the probate judge of Sandusky County for several terms.
He served as postmaster of Lower Sandusky from November 14, 1838, to May 3, 1841. He served as member of the state house of representatives in 1844 and 1845. He served as mayor of Fremont, Ohio, in 1845 and 1846.
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