William F. Hunter

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William Forrest Hunter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
Preceded by William Kennon, Jr.
Succeeded by William R. Sapp
2nd Dean of Moritz College of Law
In office
Preceded by Marshall Jay Williams
Succeeded by Joseph H. Outhwaite
Personal details
Born (1808-12-10)December 10, 1808
Alexandria, Virginia
Died March 30, 1874(1874-03-30) (aged 65)
Woodsfield, Ohio
Resting place Woodsfield Cemetery
Political party Whig

William Forrest Hunter (December 10, 1808 – March 30, 1874) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Alexandria, Virginia, Hunter received a common-school training. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He commenced practice in Woodsfield, Ohio. He served as the second dean of the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University.

Hunter was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1852.

He died in Woodsfield, Ohio, on March 30, 1874, and was interred in Woodsfield Cemetery.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Kennon, Jr.
United States Representative from Ohio's 15th congressional district
Succeeded by
William R. Sapp