WAUGH, Daniel Webster, (1842 - 1921)


"The House of Representatives of the Fifty Third Congress" (detail), The Graphic Chicago, 1893, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

WAUGH, Daniel Webster, a Representative from Indiana; born near Bluffton, Wells County, Ind., March 7, 1842; attended the country schools and the high school in Bluffton; enlisted in the Union Army in 1861 in Company A, Thirty-fourth Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served until honorably discharged in September 1864; taught school; engaged in agricultural pursuits; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1866; settled in Tipton, Ind., in 1867 and practiced; judge of the thirty-sixth judicial circuit 1884-1890; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1895); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1894; resumed the practice of law; died in Tipton, Ind., March 14, 1921; interment in the mausoleum adjoining Green Lawn Cemetery.