Peter Francis Hammond

Peter Francis Hammond (* June 30, 1887 in Lancaster, Ohio; † April 2, 1971 ) was an American politician. In the years 1936 and 1937, he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Peter Hammond attended the common schools and the local St. Mary's High School. In 1910 he graduated from the College Josephinum in Columbus. Since 1913 he worked as a men in Lancaster. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party.

Following the resignation of Mr Mell G. Underwood Hammond was at the due election for the eleventh seat of Ohio as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on November 3, 1936. Since he did not run in the regular congressional elections of 1936, he could only finish the current term in Congress until January 3, 1937. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he was back to 1938 worked as a men's outfitter in Lancaster. Between 1938 and 1954, he served there as a post holder. Peter Hammond died on April 2, 1971 in his home town of Lancaster, where he was also buried.