Abram Comingo

Abram Comingo (* January 9, 1820 in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky, † November 10, 1889 in Kansas City, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1871 and 1875 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Abram Comingo attended the public schools of his home and then the Centre College in Danville. After a subsequent law degree in 1847 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began 1848 in Independence ( Missouri) to work in this profession. Politically Comingo member of the Democratic Party. In 1861 he was a delegate at the meeting on the fate of the state of Missouri was decided in the Union. 1863 Comingo Provost Marshal in the sixth district of Missouri; In 1868, he served as director of the Land Registry Office ( Register of Deeds ) in Jackson County.

In the congressional elections of 1870 Comingo was in the fifth electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Robert T. Van Horn on March 4, 1871. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1875 two legislative sessions. Since 1873, he represented there as a successor of James G. Blair the eighth district of his state.

1874 Comingo waived on a bid again. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a lawyer again in Independence. In 1876 he was appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant as a member of a negotiating committee with the Sioux. It was about land issues in the Dakota Territory. In 1881 Abram Comingo moved to Kansas City, where he spent his retirement. There he is on November 10 in 1889 died.