Andrew Jackson Ogle

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Andrew Jackson Ogle (March 25, 1822 – October 14, 1852) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Andrew J. Ogle (grandson of Alexander Ogle and nephew of Charles Ogle) was born in Somerset, Pennsylvania. He attended Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Somerset. He served as prothonotary of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, in 1845.

Ogle was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1850. He was appointed United States Chargé d'Affaires to Denmark on January 22, 1852, but did not assume his duties at that post. He died in Somerset in 1852. Interment in Union Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Andrew Stewart
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district

1849–1851
Succeeded by
John L. Dawson
Political offices
Preceded by
Walter Forward
U.S. Ambassador to Denmark
1851
Appointed as Chargé d'Affaires
Succeeded by
Miller Grieve