Augustus L. Perrill
Augustus Leonard Perrill
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 9th district
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
|Preceded by||Elias Florence|
|Succeeded by||Thomas O. Edwards|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives|
from the Pickaway County district
December 2, 1839 - December 6, 1840
|Preceded by||T. J. Winship|
|Succeeded by||Elias Florence|
January 1, 1866 - January 5, 1868
|Preceded by||James Reber|
|Succeeded by||Ansel T. Walling|
|Member of the Ohio Senate|
from the 13th district
January 4, 1858 - January 3, 1864
|Preceded by||Robert J. Corts|
|Succeeded by||Ronald Nabowski|
|Born||January 20, 1807|
|Died||June 2, 1882 (aged 75)|
|Resting place||Forest Cemetery|
Born near Moorefield, Virginia (now West Virginia), Perrill moved to Ohio with his parents in 1816, who settled in Madison Township near Lithopolis, Ohio. He attended the local schools, and then taught school near Circleville, Ohio, and then engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was appointed deputy sheriff in January 1833.
Perrill was elected sheriff in 1834 and served until 1837. He served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives 1839-1841.
He resumed agricultural pursuits near Circleville. He served as a member of the Ohio Senate 1858-1863. He again served in the Ohio House of Representatives 1865-1867.
He died on his farm near Circleville June 2, 1882. He was interred in Forest Cemetery in Circleville.
- United States Congress. "Augustus L. Perrill (id: P000240)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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