Carey A. Trimble

Carey Allen Trimble (* September 13, 1813 in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio; † May 4, 1887 in Columbus, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1859 and 1863 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Carey Trimble visited the Pestalostian School in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania ) and then the Stubb's Classical School in Newport ( Kentucky). In 1833 he graduated from the Ohio University in Athens. In the meantime, he spent four years as a teacher. After studying medicine at the Cincinnati Medical College in 1836 and was admitted to his doctor, he began to work in Chillicothe in this profession. Politically, he later became a member of the Republican Party, founded in 1854.

In the congressional elections of 1858, Trimble is in the tenth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrats Joseph Miller on March 4, 1859. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1863 two legislative sessions. These were shaped by the events in the immediate run-up to the Civil War and in 1861 by the war itself.

In 1862, Trimble was not re-elected. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a doctor again. He later moved to Columbus, where he died on May 4, 1887. He was buried in Chillicothe.

Pictures of Carey A. Trimble