Ansel T. Walling
|Ansel T. Walling|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
|Preceded by||William E. Finck|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Ewing, Jr.|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives from Pickaway County|
January 1, 1868 – January 5, 1870
|Preceded by||Augustus L. Perrill|
|Succeeded by||William T. Conklin|
|Member of the Ohio Senate from the 10th district|
January 1, 1866 – January 5, 1868
|Preceded by||George L. Converse|
|Succeeded by||Robert Hutcheson|
January 10, 1824|
Otsego County, New York
|Died||June 22, 1896
|Resting place||Forest Cemetery|
Born in Otsego County, New York, Walling moved to Erie County, Pennsylvania, where he attended a local academy. He studied medicine and practiced a short time, and then learned the art of printing. He moved to Ohio in 1843 and engaged in newspaper work. He served as clerk of the Ohio General Assembly in 1851 and 1852. He then studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1852 and practiced. He moved to Keokuk, Iowa, and was editor of the Daily Times 1855-1858. He served as delegate to the 1856 Democratic National Convention. He returned to Ohio in 1861 and settled in Circleville, where he resumed the practice of law. He served as member of the Ohio Senate in 1865. He served in the Ohio House of Representatives in 1867 and was elected speaker pro tempore.
He died in Circleville, Ohio, June 22, 1896, and was interred in Forest Cemetery.
- Owen, Lorrie K., ed. Dictionary of Ohio Historic Places. Vol. 2. St. Clair Shores: Somerset, 1999, 1151-1152.
- United States Congress. "Ansel T. Walling (id: W000091)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Ansel T. Walling at Find a Grave
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|Offices and distinctions|
|United States House of Representatives|
William E. Finck
|United States Representative from Ohio's 12th congressional district
March 4, 1875–March 3, 1877
Thomas Ewing, Jr.
George L. Converse
|Senator from 10th District
January 1, 1866-January 5, 1868
|Ohio House of Representatives|
Augustus L. Perrill
|Representative from Pickaway County
January 6, 1868-January 2, 1870
William T. Conklin