Jacob J. Pugsley
|Jacob Joseph Pugsley|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891
|Preceded by||Albert C. Thompson|
|Succeeded by||William H. Enochs|
January 25, 1838|
Dutchess County, New York
|Died||February 5, 1920
|Resting place||Hillsboro Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Miami University|
Born in Dutchess County, New York, Pugsley moved to Ohio with his parents in 1839. He graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Dayton, Ohio. He moved to Hillsboro, Ohio, and continued the practice of law.
In 1866, he married Cornelia Dabney Price. They had a daughter, Nannie Price Pugsley.
He served as member of the State house of representatives 1880-1883. He served in the Ohio Senate in 1886 and 1887.
He died in Hillsboro, Ohio on February 5, 1920. He was interred in Hillsboro Cemetery.
- "Leaders in Society". Evening Star (Washington, D.C.). February 15, 1890. p. 9. Retrieved June 10, 2015.
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