John Alexander Caldwell
|25th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio|
January 8, 1900 – January 13, 1902
|Governor||George K. Nash|
|Preceded by||Asa W. Jones|
|Succeeded by||Carl L. Nippert|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 2nd district
March 4, 1889 – May 4, 1894
|Preceded by||Charles Elwood Brown|
|Succeeded by||Jacob H. Bromwell|
|Mayor of Cincinnati|
|Preceded by||John B. Mosby|
|Succeeded by||Gustav Tafel|
|Born||April 21, 1852|
|Died||May 24, 1927 (aged 75)|
|Resting place||Spring Grove Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Cincinnati Law School|
Born in Fairhaven, Ohio, Caldwell was educated in the common schools of his native county and also by private teachers. He taught school for several years. He was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1876. He was admitted to the bar the same year. He again engaged in teaching. He commenced the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1878. He served as prosecuting attorney of the Cincinnati police court 1881-1885.
Caldwell was elected judge of the city police court in 1887.
Caldwell was elected president of the Ohio League of Republican Clubs in 1887.
Caldwell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1889, until May 4, 1894, when he resigned. He served as mayor of Cincinnati from 1894 to 1897 and as the 25th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1900 to 1902.
He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "John A. Caldwell (id: C000034)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Charles Elwood Brown
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd congressional district
Jacob H. Bromwell
Asa W. Jones
| Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
Carl L. Nippert
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