SAVAGE, John Simpson, (1841 - 1884)

SAVAGE, John Simpson, a Representative from Ohio; born in Clermont County, Ohio, October 30, 1841; attended the public schools; taught school; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1865 and commenced practice in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, the same year; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Wilmington, Ohio, November 24, 1884; interment in Sugar Grove Cemetery.