William F. Hunter

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William Forrest Hunter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
Preceded by William Kennon, Jr.
Succeeded by William R. Sapp
Personal details
Born (1808-12-10)December 10, 1808
Alexandria, Virginia
Died March 30, 1874(1874-03-30) (aged 65)
Woodsfield, Ohio
Resting place Woodsfield Cemetery
Political party Whig

William Forrest Hunter (December 10, 1808 – March 30, 1874) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Alexandria, Virginia, Hunter received a common-school training. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He commenced practice in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Hunter was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1853). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1852.

He died in Woodsfield, Ohio, on March 30, 1874, and was interred in Woodsfield Cemetery.

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