HUNTER, William Forrest (1808-1874)

HUNTER, WILLIAM FORREST, a Representative from Ohio; born in Alexandria, Va., December 10, 1808; received a common-school training; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Woodsfield, Ohio; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1853); was not a candidate for renomination in 1852; died in Woodsfield Ohio, on March 30, 1874; interment in Woodsfield Cemetery.

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH
Papers: In William F. Hunter (1839-1904) papers, 1815-1904. 1 foot.
Letterbook. Inventory in repository.