John O'Neill (congressman)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 13th district
March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865
|Preceded by||Samuel T. Worcester|
|Succeeded by||Columbus Delano|
|Member of the Ohio Senate|
from the 15th & 16th district
January 7, 1884 – January 1, 1888
Serving with Edwin Sinnett
|Preceded by||John D. Jones|
Joseph G. Huffman|
December 17, 1822|
May 25, 1905 (aged 82)|
|Resting place||St. Thomas Cemetery|
Mount St. Mary's University|
Georgetown University Law Center
Born in Philadelphia, O'Neill attended the common schools at Frederick, Maryland, and Georgetown College, Washington, D.C.. He was graduated from Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Maryland, and from the law department of Georgetown College, Washington, D.C., in 1841. He was admitted to the bar in 1842. He moved to Zanesville, Ohio, in 1844 and commenced the practice of law. He served as the prosecuting attorney of Muskingum County in 1845. He also held various county offices. He was United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio 1856-1858.
O'Neill was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865). He resumed the practice of his profession. He served as member of the Ohio Senate 1883-1885. He then practiced law until his death in Zanesville, Ohio, on May 25, 1905. He was interred in St. Thomas' Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "John O'Neill (id: O000096)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- "History of the U.S. Attorney Southern District of Ohio". United States Attorney's Office Southern District of Ohio. Archived from the original on 2012-01-15. Retrieved 2012-01-15.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Samuel T. Worcester
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district