David Fisher Edit Profile
He pursued preparatory studies and became a lay preacher and newspaper contributor. In 1846 he was editor and proprietor of a newspaper in Wilmington, Ohio. Fisher was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849) and was not a candidate for renomination in 1848.
While in Congress he occupied a seat next to John Quincy Adams, who fell into his arms when stricken with paralysis. Fisher returned to Cincinnati, Ohio where he resumed newspaper activities and was city magistrate in 1849 and 1850. He died near Mount Holly, Ohio, May 7, 1886 and is interred in Wesleyan Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Fisher served as member of the State house of representatives in 1834 and later was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1844.