Andrew Jackson OGLE, Congress, PA (1822-1852)


OGLE, Andrew Jackson, (grandson of Alexander Ogle and nephew of Charles Ogle), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Somerset, Somerset County, Pa., March 25, 1822; completed preparatory studies; attended Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Somerset, Pa.; prothonotary of Somerset County in 1845; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1851); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress; appointed United States Chargé d’Affaires to Denmark January 22, 1852, but did not assume his duties at that post; died in Somerset, Pa., October 14, 1852; interment in Union Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present