Lawrence T. Neal
|Lawrence Talbot Neal|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 7th district
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877
|Preceded by||Samuel Shellabarger|
|Succeeded by||Henry L. Dickey|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Ross County district
January 6, 1868 – January 2, 1870
Serving with Isaac J. Finley
|Preceded by||Jacob Sarber
Samuel B. Erskine
|Succeeded by||Lewis W. Sifford|
September 2, 1844|
|Died||November 2, 1905
|Resting place||Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe|
Born in Parkersburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), Neal pursued classical studies. He moved to Chillicothe, Ohio, in 1864. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1866 and commenced practice in Chillicothe, Ohio, in 1867. City solicitor in 1867 and 1868. He declined to be a candidate for reelection.
Neal was elected prosecuting attorney of Ross County, Ohio, in 1870 and resigned in October 1872 to become a candidate for Congress.
Neal was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1877). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress and for election in 1878 to the Forty-sixth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the State senate in 1887. He resumed the practice of law. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1888 and 1892. He was defeated by William McKinley for Governor of Ohio in 1893. He died in Chillicothe, Ohio, November 2, 1905. He was interred in Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA.
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|Party political offices|
James E. Campbell
|Democratic Party nominee for Governor of Ohio
James E. Campbell