David CLENDENIN, Congress, OH (1779)


CLENDENIN, David, a Representative from Ohio; moved from Harford County, Md., to near Struthers in the Mahoning Valley, Ohio, about 1806; was a pioneer in the iron and steel industry; lived in Trumbull County, Ohio; served as first lieutenant of Capt. James Hazlep’s company of artillery attached to a regiment of the Ohio Militia in the War of 1812; also as lieutenant paymaster in the Second Regiment, Ohio Militia, from August 26, 1812-January 19, 1813; assistant district paymaster in the United States Army, April 19, 1814-December 19, 1814; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Reasin Beall; reelected to the Fourteenth Congress (October 11, 1814-March 3, 1817); death date unknown.

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