Earley F. Poppleton

Earley Franklin Poppleton ( born September 29, 1834 in Bellville, Ohio; † May 6, 1899 in Delaware, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1875 and 1877 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Earley Poppleton received a classical education. He then studied at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. After studying law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Elyria to work in this profession. In 1861 he moved his residence and his law firm in the city of Delaware. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In 1870 he sat in the Senate of Ohio.

In the congressional elections of 1874 Poppleton in the ninth constituency of Ohio was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican James Wallace Robinson on March 4, 1875. Since he has not been confirmed in 1876, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1877. After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Poppleton practiced as a lawyer again. He died on 6 May 1899 in Delaware, where he was also buried.