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.


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]


  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