(1794 - 1865)One of the most effective political orators of his era, Tom Corwin (nicknamed "the Wagon Boy" for his War of 1812 service) resided here from 1839 until his death. A Whig stump speaker known for his wit and eloquence, he was elected governor of Ohio in 1840 and campaigned for William Henry Harrison in his presidential victory that year. Corwin served six terms in Congress and one in the Senate, where he spoke out against the Mexican War in 1847. He also served as secretary of the treasury in the Fillmore administration and as President Lincoln's minister to Mexico.
|Series||This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Recovery Services of Warren and Clinton Counties, and The Ohio Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 1:39pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 739942 N 4368619|
|Decimal Degrees||39.43373333, -84.21215000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 26.024', W 84° 12.729'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 26' 1.44" N, 84° 12' 43.74" W|
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|Area Code(s)||513, 937|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 212-254 W Main St, Lebanon OH 45036, US|
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