Francis Celeste Le Blond

Francis Celeste Le Blond
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1863  March 3, 1867
Preceded by James Mitchell Ashley
Succeeded by William Mungen
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives from Mercer County
In office
January 5, 1852-January 6, 1856
Preceded by William Blackburn
Succeeded by John Shaw
Personal details
Born (1821-02-14)February 14, 1821
Bellville, Ohio
Died November 9, 1902(1902-11-09) (aged 81)
Celina, Ohio
Resting place North Grove Cemetery
Political party Democratic
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Francis Celeste Le Blond (February 14, 1821 – November 9, 1902) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio.

Francis Celeste Le Blond (grandfather of Frank Le Blond Kloeb) was born in Bellville, Ohio. He was admitted to the bar in 1844 and commenced practice in Celina, Ohio. He was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives from 1851 to 1855. He served as speaker of the house in 1854 and 1855.

Le Blond was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1866. He resumed the practice of law and also engaged in business, and died in Celina, Ohio, on November 9, 1902. Interment in North Grove Cemetery.


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