Charles Hammond Edit Profile
Studied law under Philip Doddridge, 1800.
Admitted to Virginia bar, 1801, federal court bars, 1803. Wrote some strong Federalist articles for Scioto Gazette, Chillicothe, O., circa 1802. Moved to Belmont County, O., 1810.
Became leader Ohio Federalist party. Member Ohio Senate, 1813-1815. Published Ohio Federalist, 1813-1817.
Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1817-1819, 20-21. Revised Ohio laws; 1st reporter Ohio Supreme Court, 1823-1840, prepared 1st 9 vols. of Ohio Reports. Editorial writer Cincinnati Gazette, 1823-1825, editor, 1825-1840.
Attacked slavery and Andrew Jackson. Lost case to Henry Clay but gave excellent review of John Marshall’s decision in McCulloch versus Maryland., 1819. Became known as lawyer for case Osborn versus Bank of the United States (9 Wheaton, 938), 1824.
Member Ohio Senate, 1813-1815. Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1817-1819, 20-21.
Married Sarah Tillinghast, 1803. Married second, Miss Morehead.