William D. Lindsley
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (January 2011)|
|William Dell Lindsley|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
|Preceded by||James M. Gaylord|
|Succeeded by||John Sherman|
December 25, 1812|
New Haven, Connecticut
|Died||March 11, 1890
Erie County, Ohio
|Resting place||Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky, Ohio|
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Lindsley attended the common schools. He moved to Buffalo, New York, in 1832 and soon after to Erie County, Ohio, settling near Sandusky. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as captain in the Ohio Militia from 1840 to 1843 and as brigadier general in 1843.
Lindsley was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the Thirty-fourth Congress. He resumed agricultural pursuits. He died in Perkins Township, Ohio, March 11, 1890. He was interred in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky, Ohio.
This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.