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John A. Caldwell

John Alexander Caldwell
25th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
In office
January 8, 1900 – January 13, 1902
Governor George K. Nash
Preceded by Asa W. Jones
Succeeded by Carl L. Nippert
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1889 – May 4, 1894
Preceded by Charles Elwood Brown
Succeeded by Jacob H. Bromwell
Mayor of Cincinnati
In office
1894–1897
Preceded by John B. Mosby
Succeeded by Gustav Tafel
Personal details
Born (1852-04-21)April 21, 1852
Fairhaven, Ohio
Died May 24, 1927(1927-05-24) (aged 75)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater Cincinnati Law School

John Alexander Caldwell (April 21, 1852 – May 24, 1927) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Fairhaven, Ohio, Caldwell was educated in the common schools of his native county and also by private teachers. He taught school for several years. He was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1876. He was admitted to the bar the same year. He again engaged in teaching. He commenced the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1878. He served as prosecuting attorney of the Cincinnati police court 1881-1885.

Caldwell was elected judge of the city police court in 1887.

Caldwell was elected president of the Ohio League of Republican Clubs in 1887.

Caldwell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1889, until May 4, 1894, when he resigned. He served as mayor of Cincinnati 1894-1897. The 25th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio 1900-1902.

Caldwell was elected judge of the court of common pleas in 1902, and served until his death in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 24, 1927. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.

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