Lewis P. Ohliger

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Lewis Philip Ohliger
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
December 5, 1892 – March 3, 1893
Preceded by John G. Warwick
Succeeded by Albert J. Pearson
Personal details
Born (1843-01-03)January 3, 1843
Rheinpfalz, Bavaria, Germany
Died January 9, 1923(1923-01-09) (aged 80)
San Diego, California
Resting place Wooster Cemetery, Wooster, Ohio
Political party Democratic

Lewis Philip Ohliger (January 3, 1843 - January 9, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Rheinpfalz, Bavaria, Germany, Ohliger Immigrated to the United States in October 1854 with his parents. He settled in Canton, Ohio, in 1857. He attended the public schools. He moved to Wooster, Ohio, and engaged in the wholesale drug and grocery business. County treasurer 1875-1879. Postmaster of Wooster from February 1885 until February 1890. Trustee of the Wooster & Lodi Railway. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1892.

Ohliger was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John G. Warwick and served from December 5, 1892, to March 3, 1893. He was an unsuccessful for renomination in 1892. Internal-revenue collector of the Cleveland district by appointment of President Grover Cleveland 1893-1898. He resumed his former business pursuits.

He died in San Diego, California, January 9, 1923, and was interred in Wooster Cemetery, Wooster, Ohio.

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