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  Ruggles, Benjamin
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NameBenjamin Ruggles
Address Belmont County
Clairsville, Ohio , United States
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Born February 21, 1783
DiedSeptember 02, 1857 (74 years)
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May 19, 2008 06:48am
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InfoRUGGLES, Benjamin, a Senator from Ohio; born in Abington, Windham County, Conn., February 21, 1783; completed preparatory studies; studied law; admitted to the bar and began practice in Marietta, Ohio, in 1807; moved to St. Clairsville, Ohio; presiding judge of the court of common pleas for the third judicial circuit 1810-1815

U.S. Senate (OH) 1815-1833. Party: DR 1815-1825; NR 1825-1829; D 1829-1833. Chairman, Committee on the Militia (Fifteenth Congress), Committee on Claims (Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Twentieth through Twenty-second Congresses)

Chairman of the 1824 DRP National Caucus

Presidential Elector (W-OH) 1836

Resumed the practice of law and was also interested in agricultural pursuits; died in St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, September 2, 1857; interment in Union Cemetery.

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