WOOD, Amos Eastman, (1810 - 1850)


WOOD, Amos Eastman, a Representative from Ohio; born in Ellisburg, N.Y., January 2, 1810; attended the common schools; moved to Sandusky County, Ohio, in 1833 and engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1840-1842; served in the State senate in 1845; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Rudolphus Dickinson and served from December 3, 1849, until his death in Fort Wayne, Ind., November 19, 1850; interment in Woodville Cemetery, Woodville, Sandusky County, Ohio.