HARE, Darius Dodge, (1843 - 1897)


Campaign ribbon, 1892, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

HARE, Darius Dodge, a Representative from Ohio; born near Adrian, Seneca County, Ohio, January 9, 1843; attended the common schools; entered the military service as a private in the Signal Corps, United States Army, in March 1864, and served during the remainder of the Civil War; attended the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; was admitted to the bar in September 1867 and commenced practice in Carey, Ohio; moved to Upper Sandusky, Ohio, in May 1868; mayor of Upper Sandusky 1872-1882; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1895); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1894; continued the practice of law until his death in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, February 10, 1897; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.