: This photograph is a formal portrait of Washington Irving Tenney (1833-1922), member of the 75th and 76th Ohio General Assembly House of Representatives (1903-1904, 1904-1905).
Tenney was born in Montgomery County, Ohio, and moved with his family to West Milton, Ohio, in 1848. During the Civil War he served with the 147th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Tenney served two terms as Miami County auditor and was secretary of the county agricultural board. He farmed near Troy, Ohio, and later moved to town, where he was a member of the board of education. He taught school for more than twenty years.
Tenney died in 1922 and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Troy, Ohio.
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: Legislators--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Politicians; Ohio General Assembly House of Representatives; Troy (Ohio); Educators; Veterans Places
: Troy (Ohio); Miami County (Ohio)