Robert H. Nugen

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Robert Hunter Nugen
Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Ohio's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1861 March 3, 1863
Preceded by William Helmick
Succeeded by James R. Morris
Personal details
Born(1809-07-16)July 16, 1809
Washington County, Pennsylvania
DiedFebruary 28, 1872(1872-02-28) (aged 62)
Newcomerstown, Ohio
Resting placeNewcomerstown Cemetery
Political party Democratic

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.

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Biography

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.

Congress

Nugen was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863).

Death

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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References

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Helmick
United States Representative from Ohio's 15th congressional district
1861–1863
Succeeded by
James R. Morris