Taylor Webster

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Taylor Webster
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1839
Preceded by Thomas Corwin
Succeeded by John B. Weller
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Butler County district
In office
December 5, 1831 – December 2, 1832
Serving with Jesse Corwin
Preceded by John Crane
B. Vangorden
Succeeded by Elijah Vance
James Comstock
Personal details
Born (1800-10-01)October 1, 1800
Pennsylvania
Died April 27, 1876(1876-04-27) (aged 75)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political party Jacksonian
Democratic
Alma mater Miami University

Taylor Webster (October 1, 1800 – April 27, 1876) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Biography[edit]

Born in Pennsylvania, Webster moved with his parents to Ohio in 1806, where he received a limited schooling. He attended Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, for a short time. He was editor and publisher of the Western Telegraph, Hamilton, Ohio from 1828 to 1836. He served as clerk of the State house of representatives in 1829. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1831 and 1832.

Webster was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses and as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1839). He served as clerk of court of Butler County, Ohio from 1842 to 1846. He resumed his former business pursuits.

He moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1863 and was employed in a clerical position. He died in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 27, 1876. He was interred in Lafayette Cemetery No. 1.

Source[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.