William H. Hunter

William H. Hunter (* in Frankfort, Kentucky, † 1842 in Sandusky, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1837 and 1839 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Hunter attended preparatory schools. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Tiffin (Ohio ) to work in this profession. Around the year 1825 he moved to Norwalk, where he also practiced law. Later he settled in Sandusky, where he directed the customs authorities in 1835. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party.

In the congressional elections of 1836 Hunter was in the 14th electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William Patterson on March 4, 1837. Until March 3, 1839, he was able to complete a term in Congress. After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Hunter is no longer politically have appeared. He died in 1842 in Sandusky under mysterious circumstances.