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Hugh Judge Jewett

railroad executive , congressman

Hugh Judge Jewett, American railroad executive, congressman. member Ohio Senate, 1853; member Ohio House of Representatives, 1855, 68, 69; member United States House of Representatives from Ohio, 43d Congress, 1873-June 23, 1874.

Background

Jewett, Hugh Judge was born on July 1, 1817 in “Lansdowne,” Harford County, Maryland, United States. Son of John and Susannah (Judge) Jewett.

Education

Attended Hiram (O.) College.

Career

Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1838. President Muskingum County branch Ohio State Bank, 1852. Member Ohio Senate, 1853.

United State Attorneys for Southern district Ohio, 1854. Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1855, 68, 69. President Central Ohio Railroad Company, 1857, Little Miami, Columbus & Xenia railroads, 1869, Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley R.R.

Member United States House of Representatives from Ohio, 43d Congress, 1873-June 23, 1874. President Erie Railway Company, 1874-1884.

Membership

Member Ohio Senate, 1853. Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1855, 68, 69. Member United States House of Representatives from Ohio, 43d Congress, 1873-June 23, 1874.

Connections

Married Sarah Ellis; married second, Mistress.

father:
John Jewett

mother:
Susannah (Judge) Jewett

spouses:
Sarah Ellis

Mistress