Richard A. Harrison
|Richard Almgill Harrison|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 7th district
July 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
|Preceded by||Thomas Corwin|
|Succeeded by||Samuel S. Cox|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Madison County district
January 4, 1858 – January 1, 1860
|Preceded by||E. E. Hutchison|
|Succeeded by||Robert Hutcheson|
|Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 11th district
January 2, 1860 – July 3, 1861
|Preceded by||Samuel S. Henkle|
|Succeeded by||Samson Mason|
April 8, 1824|
|Died||July 30, 1904
|Resting place||Kirkwood Cemetery, London, Ohio|
|Spouse(s)||Maria Louisa Warner|
|Alma mater||Cincinnati Law School|
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Richard Almgill Harrison (April 8, 1824 – July 30, 1904) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Ohio.
Born in Thirsk, England, Harrison immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1832, settling in Ohio. He attended public schools, graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1846 and was admitted to the bar the same year, commencing practice in London, Ohio. He was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives in 1858 and 1859 and was a member of the Ohio Senate in 1860 and 1861. Harrison was elected a Unionist to the United States House of Representatives to fill a vacancy in 1861, serving from 1861 to 1863. Afterward, he continued practicing law in Columbus, Ohio until his death there on July 30, 1904. He was a named a member of the Supreme Court Commission of Ohio in 1876 but refused to serve. He was interred in Kirkwood Cemetery in London, Ohio.
- Gilkey, p. 478.
- Reed, George Irving; Randall, Emilius Oviatt; Greve, Charles Theodore, eds. (1897). Bench and Bar of Ohio: a Compendium of History and Biography 1. Chicago: Century Publishing and Engraving Company. pp. 98–109.
- Richard A. Harrison at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Gilkey, Elliott Howard, ed. (1901). The Ohio Hundred Year Book: a Handbook of the Public Men and Public Institutions of Ohio .... State of Ohio.
|President of the Ohio State Bar Association
December, 1882 - December, 1883
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