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Cydnor B. Tompkins

Cydnor B. Tompkins
in 35th Congress
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861
Preceded by Edward Ball
Succeeded by William P. Cutler
Personal details
Born (1810-11-08)November 8, 1810
St. Clairsville, Ohio
Died July 23, 1862(1862-07-23) (aged 51)
McConnelsville, Ohio
Resting place McConnelsville Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater Ohio University
Cydnor Bailey Tompkins (November 8, 1810 - July 23, 1862) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, father of Emmett Tompkins.

Born near prosecuting attorney of Morgan County 1848-1851. Street commissioner of McConnelsville in 1850. He served as member of the Republican State convention in 1855.

Tompkins was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1861). He served as chairman of the Committee on Militia (Thirty-sixth Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1860. He resumed the practice of law. He died in McConnelsville, Ohio, July 23, 1862. He was interred in McConnelsville Cemetery.


External links

  • Slavery: What it was, what it has done, what it intends to do Speech of Hon. Cydnor B. Tompkins, of Ohio

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