Robert E. Doan

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Robert Eachus Doan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
Preceded byWilliam E. Haynes
Succeeded byWilliam H. Enochs
Personal details
Born(1831-07-23)July 23, 1831
Wilmington, Ohio
DiedFebruary 24, 1919(1919-02-24) (aged 87)
Wilmington, Ohio
Resting placeSugar Grove Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma materCincinnati Law School

Robert Eachus Doan (July 23, 1831 – February 24, 1919) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.


Born near Wilmington, Ohio, Doan attended common schools there and completed an academic course. He taught for three years in southern Ohio. He graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1857 and was admitted to the bar that same year, commencing practice in Wilmington, Ohio.

Doan was editor of the Wilmington Watchman in 1859 and 1860. He served as prosecuting attorney of Clinton County in 1862.

Doan was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893). After his unsuccessful candidacy for renomination in 1892 he resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C..

Doan died in Wilmington, Ohio on February 24, 1919. His remains are interred at the Sugar Grove Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Robert E. Doan (id: D000379)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William E. Haynes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th congressional district

March 4, 1891–March 3, 1893
Succeeded by
William H. Enochs