William C. McCauslen
|William Cochran McCauslen|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 17th district
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
|Preceded by||John Hastings|
|Succeeded by||George Fries|
Steubenville, Northwest Territory
|Died||March 13, 1863
|Resting place||Union Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1846-1847|
McCauslen was born near Steubenville, Ohio, and attended the public schools. After he studied law, he was admitted to the bar and practiced in Steubenville. He was a law partner of Secretary of War Stanton. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1829, 1830, 1832, and 1833. He owned and edited a Democratic newspaper in Steubenville.
McCauslen was commissioned on August 31, 1846, during the Mexican War as a captain and commissary of subsistence of the Third Regiment, Ohio Infantry. He was honorably discharged June 24, 1847. He died in Steubenville, Ohio, March 13, 1863 and was interred in Union Cemetery.
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