William B. Shattuc

William B. Shattuc

William Bunn Shattuc
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1903
Preceded by Charles Phelps Taft
Succeeded by Nicholas Longworth
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 1st district
In office
January 6, 1896 – January 2, 1898
Serving with Charles Fleischmann, John W. Herron, Adolph Pluemer
Preceded by Frank Kirchner, Samuel W. Ramp, Herman H. Rothert
Succeeded by Alfred M. Cohen, J. W. Harper, C. D. Robertson, Lewis Voight
Personal details
Born (1841-06-11)June 11, 1841
North Hector, New York
Died July 13, 1911(1911-07-13) (aged 70)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Political party Republican

William Bunn Shattuc (June 11, 1841 – July 13, 1911) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.


William Shattuc was born in North Hector, New York but Shattuc moved to Ohio in 1852 with his parents, who settled near Sandusky.

During the American Civil War, Shattuc enlisted in Company I, 2nd Ohio Cavalry, August 13, 1861, with a commission as a second lieutenant.

He mustered out February 21, 1863, as a first lieutenant. He served as assistant and afterward general passenger agent of the Ohio and Mississippi Railway Company from 1865 to 1894 and served as member of the State senate in 1895.

Shattuc was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1903).

He served as chairman of the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization (Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses) but was not a candidate for renomination in 1902.

He died in Madisonville, near Cincinnati, Ohio, July 13, 1911 and was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.


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