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John A. Caldwell

Born: Apr 21, 1852

Death: May 24, 1927

Birthplace: Fairhaven

Nationality: United States

John A. Caldwell

Date of Birth : Apr 21, 1852
Date of Death : May 24, 1927
Birth Place : Fairhaven

John Alexander Caldwell was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Fairhaven, Ohio, Caldwell was educated in the common schools of his native county and also by private teachers. He taught school for several years. He was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1876. He was admitted to the bar the same year. He again engaged in teaching. He commenced the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1878. He served as prosecuting attorney of the Cincinnati police court 1881-1885. Caldwell was elected judge of the city police court in 1887. Caldwell was elected president of the Ohio League of Republican Clubs in 1887. Caldwell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1889, until May 4, 1894, when he resigned. He served as mayor of Cincinnati 1894-1897. The 25th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio 1900-1902. Caldwell was elected judge of the court of common pleas in 1902, and served until his death in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 24, 1927. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.

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