January 2014
Timeline;Jan-Mar2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p50
A biography of former U.S. congressman and senator and Ohio politician Thomas Corwin is presented. He was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on July 29, 1794. His family moved to Lebanon, Ohio, when he was a child. He was a prosecuting attorney in Warren County, Ohio, and a member of the Whig political party, served as a state legislator, and served five terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was appointed by then-U.S. president Abraham Lincoln as minister to Mexico in in 1861. He died on December 18, 1865.


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