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Thomas Corwin

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Thomas Corwin, American senator, governor of Ohio. member Ohio House of Representatives, 1822, 23, 29; member United States House of Representatives from Ohio 22d-26th, 36-37th congresses, 1831-May 30, 1840, 59-March 12, 1861; member United States Senate from Ohio, 1845-1850.

Background

Corwin, Thomas was born on July 29, 1794 in Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States. Son of Matthias and Patience (Halleck) Corwin.

Career

Minister to Mexico, 1861-1864

Membership

Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1822, 23, 29. Member United States House of Representatives from Ohio 22d-26th, 36-37th congresses, 1831-May 30, 1840, 59-March 12, 1861. Member United States Senate from Ohio, 1845-1850.

Connections

Married Sarah Ross, 1822.

father:
Matthias Corwin

mother:
Patience (Halleck) Corwin

spouse:
Sarah Ross