Truman H. Hoag

Truman Harrison Hoag ( born April 9, 1816 in Manlius, Onondaga County, New York, † February 5, 1870 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. In the years 1869 and 1870, he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Truman Hoag attended the public schools of his home. In 1832 he moved to Syracuse, where he first worked as a store clerk and then in the office of canal tolls. In 1839 he settled in Oswego, where he was working for a company in Trading Commission. In 1849 he came on behalf of this company to Toledo in Ohio. Later he also worked in the transport industry and in general trade. He also gas for lighting purposes and coke forth. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party. In 1867 he ran unsuccessfully for the office of mayor of Toledo.

In the congressional elections of 1868 Hoag in the tenth electoral district of Ohio was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican James Mitchell Ashley on March 4, 1869. This mandate he was able to exercise until his death on 5 February 1870. He was buried in Toledo.