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Source: 
The History of the County of Highland, In the State of Ohio,
From its First Creation and Organization to July 4th, 1876;
 by James H. Thompson, of Hillsboro, O. -
1878


CHAPTER II.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE

     HIGHLAND COUNTY has contributed to the civil service of the United States:
 

WILLIAM A. TRIMBLE, of Hillsboro, O., elected senator of the United States in 1819, and served until 1822, when he died.
JOSEPH J. McDOWELL, of Hillsboro, O., elected to Congress in 1832 and re-elected in 1844, and served two terms.*
NELSON BARRERE, of Hillsboro, O., elected in 1850, and served one term.
JONAS R. EMRIE, of Hillsboro, O., elected in 1854, and served one term.
JOHN A. SMITH, of Hillsboro, O., elected in 1868, and re-elected in 1870; served two terms.
HENRY L. DICKEY, of Greenfield, O., elected in October, 1876, and present member.

     Representatives in Congress from other counties than Highland.

JEREMIAH MORROW, of Warren county, from 1805 to 1813.
DUNCAN McARTHUR and WM. CREIGHTON, JR., of Ross County, from 1813 to 1815.
WM. CREIGHTON, JR., of Ross county, from 1815 to 1817
WM. RUSSELL
, of Adams county, from 1827 to 1831.
THOMAS CORWIN, of Warren county, from 1831 to 1840
JEREMIAH MORROW, of Warren county, from 1841 to 1843
THOMAS L. HAMER, of Brown county, elected in 1847; died in Mexico, previous to the convening of Congress, to which he was elected, being at the time of his death, a general in the military service of the United States.
JONATHAN MORRIS, of Clermont county, from 1847 to 1851.
ANDREW ELLISON, of Brown county, from 1853 to 1855.
J. R. COCKERILL, of Adams county, from 1857 to 1859
WM. H. HOWARD, of Clermont county, from 1859 to 1861.
C. A. WHITE, of Brown county, from 1861 to 1865.
R. W. CLARK, of Clermont county, from 1865 to 1869.
LAWRENCE T. NEAL, of Ross county, from 1873 to 1877.

Other members of Congress, natives of Highland county, and educated therein.
CARY A. TRIMBLE, of Ross county, O., member from 10th congressional district of Ohio, from 1859 to 1863.
GRANVILLE BARRERE, member from 9th district, Illinois, from 1875 to 1877.

COLLECTORS OF REVENUE.

JOHN M. JOHNSON, of Hillsboro, O.
ZENOS HANLEY, of Hillsboro, O.
W. O. COLLINS, of Hillsboro, O.
WM. M. MEEK, of Hillsboro, O., appointed United States commissioner in 1859, and is the present incumbent.

DEPUTY U. S. MARSHALS.

DAVID MILLER, W. H. WOODROW, E. J. BLOUNT, JAS. W. DOGGETT, and SAMUEL LYLE, present incumbent, all of Hillsboro, O.
JAMES H. THOMPSON, of Hillsboro, O., Register in bankruptcy; appointed in 1867, and now in office, and before whom have been filed one hundred and thirty-nine voluntary and four involuntary petitions in bankruptcy, viz:
     From Brown county, 29; Clermont, 3; Clinton, 35; Fayette, 46; Highland, 30.

POSTMASTERS AT HILLSBORO.

JAMES D. SCOTT, CARY A. TRIMBLE, JOHN A. TRIMBLE, R. D. LILLEY, J. R. EMRIE, R. H. AYRES, JACOB KIRBY, DANIEL BROWNING, JOHN BASKIN, G. W. LAWRENCE, W. R. SMITH and J. M. BARRERE.

 

NOTES:
* The annual congressional election of 1843 and 1844 occurred on account of the failure of the General Assembly in the extra session of 1842, to district the state under the census of 1840.

 
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