John A. Caldwell

John Alexander Caldwell ( * April 21, 1852 in Fairhaven, Ohio; † May 24, 1927 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) was an American politician.

Caldwell worked for several years as a teacher. He studied at the Law School of the University of Cincinnati and completed his studies in 1876. In the same year he was admitted to the legal profession. After that, he worked again as a teacher. 1878 Caldwell began practicing in Cincinnati. 1881 to 1885 he was a prosecutor at the Police Court of Cincinnati. In 1887 he was elected there to judge.

Caldwell was elected as a Republican to Congress and represented there on 4 March 1889 to 4 May 1894, when he resigned, the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. Thereafter, he practiced from 1894 to 1897 from the office of mayor of Cincinnati and was from 1900 to 1902 Lieutenant Governor of Ohio. He died in 1927 in Cincinnati and was buried at Spring Grove Cemetery.