The Honorable William Lawrence

The Honorable William Lawrence (HMEKI)

Location: Bellefontaine, OH 43311 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 21.674', W 83° 45.561'

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(1819 - 1899)

Born in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio, William Lawrence moved to Bellefontaine shortly after graduating from Cincinnati Law School in 1840. Lawrence was prosecuting attorney for Logan County (1845); a member of the Ohio Legislature (1846, 1847, 1849-51, 1854); Judge of the Common Pleas and Third District Court (1857-1864); colonel, Eighty-fourth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Civil War; United States Congressman (1865-1871, 1873-1877); Founder and President of Bellefontaine National Bank (1871); First Comptroller of the United States Treasury (1880-1885); and original owner of Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve, Hardin County. Judge Lawrence was instrumental in helping Clara Barton found the American Red Cross and served as its first vice president and chairman of the Executive Board.
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number10-46
Year Placed2003
Placed ByDescendants of William Lawrence and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 7:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 265693 N 4471507
Decimal Degrees40.36123333, -83.75935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 21.674', W 83° 45.561'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 21' 40.44" N, 83° 45' 33.66" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-163 E Columbus Ave, Bellefontaine OH 43311, US
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