Thomas Ritchey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Thomas Ritchey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Preceded by Isaac Parrish
Succeeded by William A. Whittlesey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Preceded by George H. Busby
Succeeded by Valentine B. Horton
Personal details
Born (1801-01-19)January 19, 1801
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Died March 9, 1863(1863-03-09) (aged 62)
Somerset, Ohio
Resting place Zion Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
Political party Democratic

Thomas Ritchey (January 19, 1801 – March 9, 1863) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Ritchey moved to Somerset, Ohio. He attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. Treasurer of Perry County in 1835, 1837, and 1839.

Ritchey was elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849).

Ritchey was elected to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855). He engaged in agricultural pursuits near Somerset, Ohio, until his death on March 9, 1863. He was interred in the Zion Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Madison Township, Perry County, Ohio.


External links[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Isaac Parrish
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
William A. Whittlesey
Preceded by
George H. Busby
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th congressional district

Succeeded by
Valentine B. Horton