CORWIN, Moses Bledso, (1790 - 1872)


CORWIN, Moses Bledso, (cousin of Thomas Corwin and cousin of Franklin Corwin), a Representative from Ohio; born in Bourbon County, Ky., January 5, 1790; spent the early part of his life on a farm; attended the rural schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1812 and commenced practice in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio; member of the State house of representatives in 1838 and 1839; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1851); again elected to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); engaged in the practice of law until his death in Urbana, Ohio, April 7, 1872; interment in Oak Dale Cemetery.