Darius Dodge Hare (January 9, 1843 – February 10, 1897) was a soldier, lawyer, and a two-term U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Darius Dodge Hare
Darius D. Hare 1896.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
Preceded byRobert P. Kennedy
Succeeded byLuther M. Strong
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Preceded byJames I. Dungan
Succeeded byStephen Ross Harris
Personal details
Born(1843-01-09)January 9, 1843
Adrian, Ohio
DiedFebruary 10, 1897(1897-02-10) (aged 54)
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Resting placeOak Hill Cemetery, Upper Sandusky
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Michigan Law School


Born near Adrian, Ohio, Hare attended the common schools. During the Civil War, he enlisted in March 1864 as a private in the Signal Corps of the Union Army, and served during the remainder of the conflict. He mustered out of the army in 1865 and returned home.

After the war, Hare attended the University of Michigan Law School. He was admitted to the bar in September 1867 and commenced practice in Carey, Ohio. He moved to Upper Sandusky, Ohio, in May 1868, and served as the mayor of Upper Sandusky from 1872-82.

Hare was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891–March 3, 1895). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1894.

He continued the practice of law until his death in Upper Sandusky on February 10, 1897. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Darius D. Hare (id: H000201)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2008-09-30

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert P. Kennedy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
Luther M. Strong
Preceded by
James I. Dungan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
Stephen R. Harris