William R. Sapp
|William Robinson Sapp|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th district
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857
|Preceded by||William F. Hunter|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Burns|
March 4, 1804|
|Died||January 3, 1875
Mount Vernon, Ohio
|Resting place||Mound View Cemetery|
Born at Cadiz, Ohio, Sapp moved to Knox County, Ohio, where he attended the public schools. He engaged in the mercantile business in Danville. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced practice at Millersburg, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney of Holmes County, Ohio. Presidential elector in 1844 for Clay/Frelinghuysen. He moved to Mount Vernon, Ohio, in 1846.
Sapp was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress and reelected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection. Assessor of internal revenue for the thirteenth district 1869-1872. He served as collector of internal revenue from 1872 until his death in Mount Vernon, Ohio, January 3, 1875. He was interred in Mound View Cemetery.
- Taylor 1899 : 255
- United States Congress. "William R. Sapp (id: S000061)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- 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|
William Kennon, Jr.
|United States Representative from Ohio's 15th congressional district
- Taylor, William Alexander; Taylor, Aubrey Clarence (1899). Ohio statesmen and annals of progress: from the year 1788 to the year 1900 .. 1. State of Ohio. p. 255.