Governor Othniel Looker portrait   Save
Governor Othniel Looker portrait
Description: Governors portrait of Othniel Looker (1757-1845) that hangs in the Ohio Statehouse. He served in the Ohio House of Representatives (1807-1809) and in the Ohio Senate (1810-1812, 1813-1817). He became acting governor when Governor Return J. Meigs, Jr., resigned to become Postmaster General of the United States. Looker served as Ohio's fifth governor from March 25 to December 8, 1814. Othniel Looker was the only governor of Ohio who actually fought in the American Revolution. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV105_1_4
Subjects: Ohio--Governors--Portraits; Ohio History--State and Local Government
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)