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governor , senator

Thomas Worthington, American senator, governor of Ohio.

Background

Worthington, Thomas was born on July 16, 1773 in Charles Town, Virginia (now West Virginia). Son of Robert and Margaret (Matthews) Worthington.

Education

spent two years in the merchant marine. He returned to Virginia in 1793 and began to study surveying

Politics

He was a leader of the Chillicothe Junto

Membership

Member Ohio Territorial House of Representatives, 1799-1803. Member 1st Ohio Constitutional Convention, 1802. Member Ohio General Assembly, 1803, 07-08.

Member United States Senate (Federalist) from Ohio, 1803-1807, December 15, 1810-December, 1814 (resigned). Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1821-1823, 24-25.

  • Territorial House of Representatives , America

    1799 - 1803

  • Ross county delegate to the State Constitutional Convention , America

    1802

  • Ohio's Senators , America

    1803 - 1807

  • member of the first and second Territorial legislatures

Connections

Married Eleanor Van Swearingen, December 13, 1796, many children.

mother:
Margaret (Matthews) Worthington

spouse:
Eleanor Van Swearingen