Samuel Huntington

NAME: Samuel Huntington

BORN: October 4, 1765

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

(born, Coventry, Connecticut)
moved his family to Youngstown, Ohio (Mahoning County), 1801
then Cleveland, Ohio (Cuyahoga County), 1801

EDUCATION: attended, Dartmouth College; graduated, Yale, 1785 (law)

GOVERNORSHIP: 3rd governor, 1808 - 1810 (one term)

DIED: June 8, 1817, Painesville, Ohio

FAST FACTS:

Huntington was a lawyer by training.

Huntington served in the Ohio General Assembly and as Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.

During his tenure as governor, as war loomed with Britain, the state capital was moved to Zanesville, Ohio.

FIRST LADY of OHIO

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NAME: Hannah Huntington Huntington

BORN: ?

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS: born...Connecticut

MARRIED: 1791

DIED: 1818, at age 85