William Henry West Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Jefferson College, 1846, A.M., 1849, Doctor of Laws, 1885, Washington and Jefferson College, and University of Wooster, 1880.
Admitted to bar, 1851, practiced at Bellefontaine, O., since 1851. Prosecuting attorney, Logan Company, 1852. Member Ohio Assembly, 1858, 1862, Senate, 1864.
Attorney general of Ohio, 1865-1869. Justice Supreme Court, 1871-1873. Member Constitutional Convention, 1873.
Republican nominee for government, 1877. Delegate Republican National convs., 1860, 84. Placed James G. Blaine in nomination for Presidency, 1884.
Declined appointment as consul at Rio de Janeiro, 1869. Lost sight while justice Supreme Ct.
Member Ohio Assembly, 1858, 1862, Senate, 1864. Member Constitutional Convention, 1873.
Married Elizabeth Williams, June 1851 (deceased). Married second, Clara Gorton, October 10, 1872 (deceased.