Carey A. Trimble

Carey Allen Trimble (September 13, 1813 – May 4, 1887) was an American physician and politician who served two terms as a U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1859 to 1863.

Carey Allen Trimble
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863
Preceded byJoseph Miller
Succeeded byJames Mitchell Ashley
Personal details
Born(1813-09-13)September 13, 1813
Hillsboro, Ohio
DiedMay 4, 1887(1887-05-04) (aged 73)
Columbus, Ohio
Resting placeGrandview Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma materOhio University
Cincinnati Medical College


Born in Hillsboro, Ohio, Trimble attended Pestalostian School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Stubb's Classical School in Newport, Kentucky. He graduated from Ohio University at Athens, Ohio in 1833 and from Cincinnati Medical College (now part of University of Cincinnati) in 1836. He taught for four years, and practiced medicine in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Trimble was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection. He resumed medical practice. He moved to Columbus, Ohio, where he died May 4, 1887. He was interred in Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ohio.


  • United States Congress. "Carey A. Trimble (id: T000371)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by