Hugh J. Jewett portrait   Save
Hugh J. Jewett portrait
Description: Hugh J. Jewett portrait from "Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio," by Henry Howe, 1907. Jewett was a prominent attorney, politician and business leader in nineteenth century Ohio. He operated a legal practice, helped establish numerous railroad ventures, and served in the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives as well as the US House of Representatives. He ran for governor of Ohio in 1862 as a war Democrat, but lost the election by nearly fifty thousand votes to Unionist candidate David Tod. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04130
Subjects: Governors--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Political parties; Lawyers--Ohio; Railroads--Ohio
Places: Zanesville (Ohio); Muskingum County (Ohio)