William D. Lindsley

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William Dell Lindsley
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Preceded by James M. Gaylord
Succeeded by John Sherman
Personal details
Born (1812-12-25)December 25, 1812
New Haven, Connecticut
Died March 11, 1890(1890-03-11) (aged 77)
Erie County, Ohio
Resting place Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky, Ohio
Political party Democratic

William Dell Lindsley (December 25, 1812 - March 11, 1890) was a U.S. Representative from 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.

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