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Alexander Ogle


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Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1827-1828 22 Jackson Democrat
 Counties   Bedford, Somerset

Biography

08/10/1766 - 10/13/1832

Major General Alexander Ogle (Jackson Democrat22) Bedford, Somerset 1827-1828

Early Life: 

Major General Alexander Ogle, born August 10, 1766, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland; completed preparatory studies; moved, Somerset, Pennsylvania, 1795; elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1803-1804; elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1807- 1808, elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1811; major general, War of 1812, Pennsylvania militia; prothonotary, recorder of deeds, clerk of courts, 1812-1817; United States House of Representatives, 1817–1819; elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1819-1823; elected, Jackson Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1827-1828; married, Mary Williams Ogle, two children, Charles, Alexander; died, October 13, 1832 (aged 66) Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; Interment, Union Cemetery, Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:  

Elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1803-1804.

Elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1807- 1808.

Elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1811.

Major General, War of 1812, Pennsylvania militia, commanding the 12th division, comprising recruits from Somerset, Bedford and Cambria counties.

Prothonotary, recorder of deeds, clerk of courts, 1812-1817.

Elected, Republican, Fifteenth Congress, United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district, 1817–1819; not a candidate for renomination, 1818.

Elected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1819-1823.

Elected, Jackson Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 22nd district, 1827-1828.

Legacy:

Father, Charles Ogle, Anti-Masonic, Whig member, United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district, 1837-1841.

Grandson, Andrew Jackson Ogle Whig member, United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district, 1849–1851.

Cited:

https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/O000045

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29189079/alexander-ogle



After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania Senate, Alexander Ogle went on to serve in congress