Thomas Gibson (American politician)
|first Ohio State Auditor|
March 15, 1803 – March 1, 1808
(as Auditor of Northwest Territory)
|Succeeded by||Benjamin Hough|
|Died||May 3, 1814
Ohio became a state in March, 1803. The Ohio General Assembly met in joint session, and elected Gibson as the first Ohio State Auditor on March 15, 1803. He served a three-year term, and was re-elected by the legislature on January 20, 1806. Gibson served until resigning March 1, 1808.
Gibson was a Freemason. He was an early member of the Nova Caesaree Lodge No. 10, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the first master of the Scioto Lodge No. 2, Chillicothe, Ohio, from 1805 to 1807. He was exalted in Cincinnati Chapter No. 2, R.A.M., December 11, 1799. He died May 3, 1814.
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