Daniel Duncan (Ohio politician)

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Daniel Duncan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Preceded byColumbus Delano
Succeeded byCharles Sweetser
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Licking County district
In office
December 4, 1843 – December 1, 1844
Serving with Samuel White
Preceded byIsaac Green
Phelps Humphreys
Succeeded byP. N. O'Bannon
Personal details
Born(1806-07-22)July 22, 1806
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
DiedMay 18, 1849(1849-05-18) (aged 42)
Washington, D.C.
Resting placeNewark Graveyard
Political partyWhig
Alma materJefferson College

Daniel Duncan (July 22, 1806 – May 18, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, Duncan completed preparatory studies. He attended Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1825. He moved to Newark, Ohio, in 1828. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1843. He was an unsuccessful Whig candidate for election to the State senate in 1844.

Duncan was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1848 to the Thirty-first Congress. He died in Washington, D.C., on May 18, 1849. He was interred in the Newark Graveyard, Newark, Ohio.


  • United States Congress. "Daniel Duncan (id: D000529)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Columbus Delano
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by
Charles Sweetser