Harvey S. Irwin Edit Profile
Reared Highland Company, O. Graduate high school, Greenfield, O., 1861. Began to study law. Enlisted in Union army, helped to raise a regiment of artillery, 1863.
Became Lieutenant; later transferred to special corps regular army, serving to close of war.
Assisted in raising a regiment of Artillery and was commissioned a lieutenant. Transferred to a special corps in the Regular Army, in which he served until the close of the war. He settled in Louisville, Kentucky.
He resumed the study of law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced. He was appointed successively assistant internal revenue assessor, deputy clerk of the United States district court, and chief deputy collector of the fifth internal revenue district of Kentucky.
Railroad commissioner in 1895. Irwin was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1902.
He resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C. He was licensed as an evangelist in Washington, D.C., in 1913. Had a charge in Idylwood and Vienna, Virginia.
He died in Vienna, Virginia, September 3, 1916. He was interred in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky.
Married December 25, 1866, Louisville, Mistress.