Robert Hunter Nugen
|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Ohio's 15th district
March 4, 1861 –March 3, 1863
|Preceded by||William Helmick|
|Succeeded by||James R. Morris|
|Born||July 16, 1809|
Washington County, Pennsylvania
|Died||February 28, 1872 62) (aged|
|Resting place||Newcomerstown Cemetery|
Robert Hunter Nugen (July 16, 1809 – February 28, 1872) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1861 to 1863, during the American Civil War.
Born near Hallidays Cove, Washington County, Pennsylvania, Nugen moved to Ohio in 1811 with his parents, who settled in Columbiana County, Ohio. He received a limited education. He moved to Tuscarawas County in 1828 and engaged in agricultural pursuits, as well as being a contractor for some time. He held several local political offices and was delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Charleston in 1860.
Nugen was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863).
Retiring from politics, Nugen was the superintendent of the Ohio Canal until his death in Newcomerstown, Ohio, on February 28, 1872. He was interred in Newcomerstown Cemetery.
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This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov .
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| United States Representative from Ohio's 15th congressional district |
James R. Morris