Born 1802 - Died 1888
— Lawyer - Statesman - Industrialist —He built in Pomeroy in 1836, the world's first towboat, the Condor. Member the 34th, 35th, and 37th Congresses of the U.S. Member of President Lincoln's peace conference in 1860 [sic - 1861]. President of the board that established the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College, now Ohio State University in Columbus. Trustee, O.S.U. and of Ohio University for 30 years. Member Ohio Constitutional Convention. Married Miss Clarissa Pomeroy, daughter of Samuel Wyllis Pomeroy for whom the town of Pomeroy was named.
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|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 411114 N 4320550|
|Decimal Degrees||39.02948333, -82.02690000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 1.769', W 82° 1.614'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 1' 46.14" N, 82° 1' 36.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100-112 Spring Valley Ln, Pomeroy OH 45769, US|
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