William Mungen

William munging ( born May 12, 1821 in Baltimore, Maryland, † September 9, 1887 in Findlay, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1867 and 1871 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1830, William munging came with his parents to Ohio, where he attended the public schools. He then worked for some time as a teacher. He was also editor and publisher of the newspaper Findlay Democratic Courier. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party. Between 1846 and 1850 he was auditor of the management of Hancock County; in the years 1851 and 1852 he was a member of the Senate of Ohio. After studying law and his 1853 was admitted to the bar, he began practicing in this profession in Findlay. In June 1856 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in part in Cincinnati, was nominated for the James Buchanan as their presidential candidate. Between 1861 and 1863 he served during the civil war in the army of the Union, where he rose to colonel.

In the congressional elections of 1866 munging in the fifth electoral district of Ohio was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Francis Celeste Le Blond on March 4, 1867. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1871 two legislative sessions. Between 1865 and 1869 the work of the Congress was overshadowed by the tensions between the Republicans and President Andrew Johnson, which culminated in a narrowly failed impeachment. In the years 1868 and 1870, the 14th and the 15th Amendment to the Constitution were ratified.

1870 renounced William munging on another Congress candidate. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he worked as a lawyer again. He died on 9 September 1887 in Findlay, where he was also buried.