Robert M. Nevin

Robert Murphy Nevin ( born May 5, 1850 in Danville, Highland County, Ohio; † December 17, 1912 in Dayton, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1901 and 1907 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Robert Nevin attended the public schools in Hillsboro and then studied until 1868 at the Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. Since 1868, he lived in Dayton. After studying law and his 1871 was admitted as a lawyer, he started working there in this profession. From 1882 until his death he was among his other activities also legal adviser to the railway company New York Central Railroad. From 1887 to 1890 he served as prosecutor in Montgomery County. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. In June 1892 he took part in Minneapolis at the Republican National Convention. He was also a delegate at 14 regional party days of the Republicans in his home state.

In the congressional elections of 1900, Nevin was in the third electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrat John Lewis Brenner on March 4, 1901. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1907, this three legislative periods. In 1906 he gave up another candidacy. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Robert Nevin again practiced as a lawyer. He died on 17 December 1912 in Dayton, where he was also buried.