Adoniram J. Warner

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Adoniram Judson Warner
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Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1879 March 3, 1881
Preceded by Milton I. Southard
Succeeded by Gibson Atherton
Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Ohio's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1883 March 3, 1885
Preceded by Rufus Dawes
Succeeded by Beriah Wilkins
Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Ohio's 17th district
In office
March 4, 1885 March 3, 1887
Preceded by Joseph D. Taylor
Succeeded by Joseph D. Taylor
Personal details
Born(1834-01-13)January 13, 1834
Buffalo, New York
DiedAugust 12, 1910(1910-08-12) (aged 76)
Marietta, Ohio
Resting placeOak Grove Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Alma mater New York Central College, McGrawville
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Branch/service United States Army
Union Army
Years of service1861-1865
Rank Union Army colonel rank insignia.png Colonel
Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Bvt. Brigadier General
Commands 10th Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment
Battles/wars American Civil War

Adoniram Judson Warner (January 13, 1834 – August 12, 1910) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio and an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Biography

Born in Wales, New York (near Buffalo, New York), Warner moved with his parents to Wisconsin at the age of eleven. He attended school in Beloit, Wisconsin, and New-York Central College. He was principal of Lewistown (Pennsylvania) Academy, superintendent of the public schools of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, and principal of Mercer Union School, Pennsylvania from 1856 to 1861. He was commissioned as captain in the Tenth Pennsylvania Reserves on July 21, 1861, promoted to lieutenant colonel on May 14, 1862 and became colonel on April 25, 1863. He was transferred into the Veteran Reserve Corps in November 1863. On January 13, 1866, President Andrew Johnson nominated Warner for appointment to the grade of brevet brigadier general of volunteers, to rank from March 13, 1865, and the United States Senate confirmed the appointment on March 12, 1866. [1]

Warner studied law and was admitted to the bar in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1865 but never practiced. At the conclusion of the war, he returned to Pennsylvania, and in 1866 moved to Marietta, Ohio. He engaged in the oil, coal, and railroad businesses.

Warner was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1880 to the Forty-seventh Congress.

Warner was elected to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1886. He served as delegate to the 1896 Democratic National Convention. He engaged in street railway construction in the District of Columbia and in railroad construction in Ohio. From about 1898 until six months before his death, he engaged in transportation and power development in Georgia. He died in Marietta, Ohio August 12, 1910. He was interred in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Notes

  1. Eicher, John H., and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. ISBN   978-0-8047-3641-1. p. 760.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Milton I. Southard
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district

1879–1881
Succeeded by
Gibson Atherton
Preceded by
Rufus Dawes
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th congressional district

1883–1885
Succeeded by
Beriah Wilkins
Preceded by
Joseph D. Taylor
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 17th congressional district

1885–1887
Succeeded by
Joseph D. Taylor