Joseph Cable Edit Profile
Born in Jefferson County, then in the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio (now in the State of Ohio), Cable attended the public schools. He studied law.
He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Jefferson County. He established and published the Jeffersonian and Democrat at Steubenville, Ohio, in 1831 and later the Ohio Patriot at New Lisbon, Ohio. Cable was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853), while living in Carroll County.
He was not a candidate for renomination in 1852. He moved to Sandusky, Ohio, in 1853 and published the Daily Sandusky Minor, until moving to Van Wert in 1857 and establishing the American and later the Bulletin. Here he died on May 1, 1880, and was interred in Live Oak Cemetery.
After a time living in Wauseonand publishing the Wauseon Republican, he moved to Paulding, where he published the Political Review.
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