William A. Trimble

William Allen Trimble ( born April 4, 1786 Woodford County, Kentucky, † December 13, 1821 in Washington DC) was an American army officer and politician ( Democratic- Republican), who represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. Senate.

After graduating from Transylvania College in Lexington William Trimble initially proposed a career as a lawyer. He studied law and then practiced after his admission to the bar in 1811, also for a short time at the Highland County in Ohio before but then he turned to the military. Both with the militia of Ohio as well as with the U.S. Army, he participated in several Indian campaigns, in part, among other things, against the Potawatomi 1812. This year he was first Major of the Ohio Volunteers, later he held the same rank at the 26th Infantry Regiment of the Army. In 1814 he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of the First United States Infantry. After his transfer to the 8th Infantry Regiment he served there for another four years until his retirement 1819.

From the 4th of March this year, Trimble was a member of the U.S. Senate in Washington, where he. Within the Democratic Republicans that existed at that time as the only party in the United States, the wing to the later U.S. President John Quincy Adams was close to He died then before the end of his term in December 1821., As his successor Ohio Governor Ethan Allen Brown was elected.