CUTLER, William Parker, a Representative from Ohio; born in Marietta, Ohio, July 12, 1812;
attended the common schools and Ohio University at Athens; engaged in
agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1844-1847,
serving as speaker during the last term; trustee of Marietta College 1845-1889;
delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1850; president of the
Marietta & Cincinnati Railroad 1850-1860; elected as a Republican to the
Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); unsuccessful for
reelection in 1862 to the Thirty-eighth Congress; resumed agricultural pursuits
and also engaged in railroad building; died in Marietta, Ohio, April 11, 1889;
interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.
BibliographyBogue, Allan G. William Parker Cutlers Congressional Diary of
Civil War History 33 (December 1987): 315-30.