Job E. Stevenson

Job Evans Stevenson (February 10, 1832 – July 24, 1922) was an American lawyer and politician who served two terms as a U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1869 to 1873,

Job Evans Stevenson
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1873
Preceded bySamuel Fenton Cary
Succeeded byHenry B. Banning
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 6th district
In office
January 4, 1864 – December 31, 1865
Preceded byGeorge W. Ruby
Succeeded bySilas Irion
Personal details
Born(1832-02-10)February 10, 1832
Yellow Bud, Ohio
DiedJuly 24, 1922(1922-07-24) (aged 90)
Corinth, Kentucky
Resting placeYellow Bud Cemetery
Political partyRepublican

Early life and careerEdit

Born in Yellow Bud, Ohio, Stevenson completed preparatory studies. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of his profession in Chillicothe, Ohio. He also engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the Ohio Senate 1863-1865. He served as solicitor of Chillicothe 1859-1862. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1864 to the Thirty-ninth Congress. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1865.


He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first and Forty-second Congresses (March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1873).

Later career and deathEdit

He resumed the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio. Resided in Lexington and Corinth, Kentucky. He died in Corinth, Kentucky, July 24, 1922. He was interred in Yellow Bud Cemetery, Yellow Bud, Ohio.


  • United States Congress. "Job E. Stevenson (id: S000893)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Job E. Stevenson at Find a Grave

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1873
Succeeded by