Jacob J. Pugsley

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Jacob Joseph Pugsley
Jacob Joseph Pugsley.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891
Preceded by Albert C. Thompson
Succeeded by William H. Enochs
Personal details
Born (1838-01-25)January 25, 1838
Dutchess County, New York
Died February 5, 1920(1920-02-05) (aged 82)
Hillsboro, Ohio
Resting place Hillsboro Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater Miami University

Jacob Joseph Pugsley (January 25, 1838 – February 5, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

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.[1]

He served as member of the State house of representatives 1880-1883. He served in the Ohio Senate in 1886 and 1887.

Pugsley was elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1891). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1890.

He died in Hillsboro, Ohio on February 5, 1920. He was interred in Hillsboro Cemetery.


  1. ^ "Leaders in Society". Evening Star (Washington, D.C.). February 15, 1890. p. 9. Retrieved June 10, 2015. 


External links[edit]

Jacob J. Pugsley at Find a Grave

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