Ira B. Hyde

Ira Barnes Hyde (* January 18, 1838 in Guilford, Chenango County, New York, † December 6, 1926 in Princeton, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1873 and 1875 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Ira Hyde attended the common schools and the Norwich Academy. At the age of 15, he moved to East Cleveland, Ohio. Later he studied at Oberlin College. After a subsequent study of law and its 1861 made ​​admission to the bar he began in Saint Paul ( Minnesota) to work in this profession. During the Civil War, Hyde served as a soldier of one unit from Minnesota in the army of the Union. At times, he was employed at this time in the fight against the Sioux. 1865 Hyde temporarily moved to the capital Washington, where he practiced law. Since 1866 he lived in Princeton (Missouri ). In 1872 he became district attorney in the local Mercer County.

Politically, Hyde member of the Republican Party. He was a delegate to numerous regional Republican party days in Missouri. In the congressional elections of 1872 he was in the then newly created tenth electoral district of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on March 4, 1873. Since he has not been confirmed in 1874, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1875.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Ira Hyde worked as a lawyer again. He also went into the banking industry. He died on December 6, 1926 in Princeton, where he was also buried.