Jonathan H. Wallace

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Jonathan Hasson Wallace
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 18th district
In office
May 27, 1884  March 3, 1885
Preceded by William McKinley
Succeeded by Isaac H. Taylor
Personal details
Born (1824-10-31)October 31, 1824
Columbiana County, Ohio
Died October 28, 1892(1892-10-28) (aged 67)
Lisbon, Ohio
Resting place Lisbon Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Elizabeth L. McCook
Children four
Alma mater Washington College

Jonathan Hasson Wallace (October 31, 1824 – October 28, 1892) was a United States Congressman from Ohio.

Wallace was born in St. Clair Township, Columbiana County, Ohio. He graduated from Washington College (now Washington and Jefferson College), Washington, Pennsylvania in 1844. He studied law in the office of Benjamin Stanton,[1] and eventually became the prosecuting attorney of Columbiana County in 1851 and 1853.

He successfully contested as a Democrat the election of William McKinley, to the Forty-eighth United States Congress and served from May 27, 1884, to March 3, 1885. He ran again in 1884 and lost.

He was appointed judge of the court of common pleas by Ohio Governor George Hoadly on March 5, 1885, to fill a vacancy and served one year; continued the practice of law until his death in Lisbon, Ohio. He was interred in Lisbon Cemetery.

Wallace married Elizabeth L. McCook of Columbiana County in August, 1848, and had four children.[1]


  1. 1 2 Cranmer, Gibson Lamb (1891). History of the upper Ohio Valley. 2. Madison, Wisconsin: Brant & Fuller. pp. 252–253.
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William McKinley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 18th congressional district

1884 - 1885
Succeeded by
Isaac Hamilton Taylor
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