Thursday, February 19, 2015

One Important Internment at Madisonville's Laurel IOOF Cemetery: Alexander Duncan

According to Find-A-Grave.

ALEXANDER DUNCAN (1788-March 23, 1853)

U.S. Congressman, physician.  Born Born Bottle Hill, now Madison, New Jersey.  Studied medicine and started a practice.  Moved to Cincinnati and continued his profession.  Elected to the Ohio State Senate and served 1832-1834.

Elected to Ohio's 1st District U.S. House of Representatives as a member of the Democrat party and served 1836-1841 and 1843-1845.

His father, James Duncan, was a minister and abolitionist in Indiana.

--Old Secesh

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