HARTER, Michael Daniel, (1846 - 1896)


”The Debate on the Silver Question in the House of Newspaper,1892, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

HARTER, Michael Daniel, (grandson of Robert Moore), a Representative from Ohio; born in Canton, Ohio, April 6, 1846; attended the public schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits and banking; moved to Mansfield, Ohio, in 1869; at the age of twenty-three became treasurer and manager of the Aultman & Taylor Co. upon its organization; 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; moved to Philadelphia, Pa., but spent his summers in Mansfield; died in Fostoria, Ohio, February 22, 1896; interment in Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio.