Benjamin Eggleston

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"(January 3, 1819 -- February 9, 1888) Benjamin Eggleston was a owner of boats, businessman, public servant, and American politician. Benjamin was born in Corinth, Saratoga County, New York and moved to Hocking County, Ohio in 1831. Eggleston was a presiding officer of the City Council of Cincinnati and a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860. He was a member of the State senate (1862-1865, 1880 and 1881). He was elected as a Republican to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869) and was not reelected in 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at]"

Member of Ohio Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Ohio Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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