Jonathan H. Wallace

Jonathan Hasson Wallace ( born October 31, 1824 in St. Clair Township, Ohio; † October 28, 1892 in Lisbon, Ohio ) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. Of 27 May 1884 to 3 March 1885 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 18th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Wallace was born in St. Clair Township, where he also grew up. He studied law at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington. He then worked as a lawyer at the law firm of Benjamin Stanton. It is not clear whether he was actually 1851-1853 prosecutor in Columbiana County. However, the present sources go ( see Related links ) from it.

In a special election Wallace was elected in 1884 as the successor to William McKinley. In the re-election in November 1884, he stepped up to the election and lost to Republican Isaac H. Taylor.

On March 5, 1885, he was named the Governor of Ohio, George Hoadly, to the judge in the service of the State of Ohio for one year. He then worked as a lawyer again.

In 1892 he died in Lisbon. He was buried there on the Lisbon Cemetery. Wallace was married to Elizabeth L. McCook since 1848, both had 4 children.