John C. Hutsinpiller

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John C. Hutsinpiller
John C. Hutsinpiller 1896.jpg
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the eighth district
In office
January 3, 1894 – January 2, 1898
Preceded by J. L. Carpenter
Succeeded by J. L. Carpenter
Personal details
Born (1840-12-11)December 11, 1840
Gallia County, Ohio
Died June 20, 1927(1927-06-20) (aged 86)
Gallipolis, Ohio
Resting place Mound Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary S. Stewart
Children two
Alma mater Nelson's Commercial College
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Union Army
Years of service August 19, 1862 – July 25, 1865
Unit 117th Ohio Infantry

John C. Hutsinpiller (11 December, 1840 – 20 June, 1927) was a Republican politician from Gallia County, Ohio, United States who served in the Ohio State Senate 1894 to 1898, and was President of the Senate 1896 to 1898.

Biography[edit]

John C. Hutsinpiller was born in Gallia County, Ohio on December 11, 1840. He lived on a farm until the American Civil War broke out.[1][2] He enlisted in the 117th Ohio Infantry on August 12, 1862[1] or August 19, 1862.[2] This regiment became the First Ohio Heavy Artillery. He mustered out July 25, 1865.[1][2]

Hutsinpiller took a course at Nelson's Business College, and started a furniture manufacturing business in Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved the business to Gallipolis, Gallia County in 1868, known as the Fuller & Hutsinpiller Company.[2]

He was appointed a trustee of the Athens State Asylum by Ohio Governor Foraker, and was re-appointed by Governors Campbell and McKinley.[1][2]

In 1893, Hutsinpiller was nominated by the Republicans for the eighth district of the Ohio State Senate, and was elected by a majority of 11,720.[2] He was re-elected in 1895, and was selected as president pro tem in the 72nd General Assembly, 1896-1898.[1]

Hutsinpiller was married to Mary S. Stewart in 1873. They had two children.[3] He died June 20, 1927 at Gallipolis, and is buried at Mound Hill Cemetery.[3] He was a Methodist and Mason.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Mercer, James K; Vallandigham, C N (1896). Representative men of Ohio, 1896-97. Columbus: Mercer and Vallandigham. pp. 93, 94. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Ohio General Assembly (1895). Manual of legislative practice in the General Assembly. pp. 82, 83. 
  3. ^ a b c John C. Hutsinpiller at Find a Grave