Cyrus Spink Edit Profile
Born in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Spink moved to Stark County, Ohio, in 1815. He taught school for several years in Kendal, Ohio. He was appointed deputy surveyor of Wayne County in October 1815 and served until December 1816.
County surveyor from 1816 to 1821, serving also for a time as district surveyor. County auditor in 1820 and 1821. He was employed in the register's office at Wooster 1822-1824.
He was appointed register by President Monroe in 1824. Reappointed by President Adams in 1828 and served until 1832. He engaged in mercantile pursuits in Wooster.
Presidential elector in 1844 for Clay/Frelinghuysen. He served as delegate to the Whig National Convention in 1852. He was appointed by Governor Chase one of the directors of the Ohio Penitentiary in 1856.
Spink was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1859, until his death in Wooster, Ohio, on May 31, 1859. He was interred in Wooster Cemetery. They had six children.
Spink was a Baptist.
He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1821 and 1822. He served as member of the State board of equalization in 1846.