Albert Douglas

Albert Douglas ( born April 25, 1852 in Chillicothe, Ohio, † March 14, 1935 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1907 and 1911 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Albert Douglas attended the public schools of his home and thereafter until 1872, the Kenyon College in Gambier. After a subsequent law degree from Harvard University and his 1874 was admitted to the bar he began to work in Chillicothe in this profession. Between 1877 and 1881 he served as a prosecutor in the local Ross County. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1906, Douglas was elected the eleventh electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he became the successor of Charles H. Grosvenor on March 4, 1907. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1911 two legislative sessions. In 1910 he was not re-elected. After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Douglas again practiced as a lawyer in Chillicothe. In 1921, he was an American Ambassador in this country during the 100 - year celebration of the independence of Peru. Then he withdrew into retirement, which he spent in the capital Washington. He is also passed on March 14, 1935.