Thomas Corwin

NAME: Thomas Corwin

BORN: July 29, 1794

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

(born, Bourbon County, Kentucky)
raised...Lebanon, Ohio (Warren County)

GOVERNORSHIP: 15th governor, 1840 - 1842 (one term)

DIED: December 18, 1865

FAST FACTS:

Corwin was a lawyer by training. In essence, he was born into politics. His father, Mathias Corwin, who had served eleven terms in the general assembly, groomed him for public service.

Corwin served as Warren County prosecuting attorney from 1818 to 1828. He served in the Ohio General Assembly from 1821 to 1823, and again from 1829 to 1830.

Corwin served in the U.S. House of Representative from 1858 to 1862.

FIRST LADY of OHIO

NAME: Sarah Ross Corwin

BORN: ?

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

born...Chester County, Pennsylvania
family moved to Lebanon, Ohio
(Warren County), 1817

MARRIED: November 13, 1822

DIED: 1878, age 83