William H. Hunter

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William H. Hunter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th district
In office
March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839
Preceded by William Patterson
Succeeded by George Sweeny
Personal details
Born Unknown
Frankfort, Kentucky
Died 1842
Sandusky, Ohio
Resting place Cholera Cemetery
Political party Democratic

William H. Hunter (died 1842) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Frankfort, Kentucky, Hunter completed preparatory studies and later studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Tiffin, Ohio. He moved to Norwalk, Ohio, about 1825 and continued the practice of his profession for several years. He subsequently moved to Sandusky, Ohio, and was appointed collector of customs there in 1835.

Hunter was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839).

Hunter died under mysterious circumstances near Sandusky in 1842. He was interred in the Cholera Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Patterson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th congressional district

Succeeded by
George Sweeny