Jacob Mueller
Lieutenant Governor





JACOB MUELLER was born in Rhein-Palatinate, southern part of Germany, in 1823. He studied Jurisprudence. He was actively engaged in the Republican movement in 1848 and 1849. He was appointed Civil Commissioner, by the Provisional Government of Rhein-Bavaria, and, by reason of this, afterward sentenced to death. In September, 1849, he emigrated to the United States, and settled in Cleveland, Ohio, where he has resided until the present time.

During the years 1850 and 1851, he studied law with Willey and Carey, in Cleveland, and was admitted to the barjn 1854. He practiced law until 1859, when he originated and established the German Insurance Company, of Cleveland, of which he was Superintendent until the year 1869, when he resigned and returned to the practice of his profession of law.

He was elected Lieutenant-Governor of the State of Ohio in the fall of 1871.

From:
Biographical Sketches of the
State Officers and of the members
of the Sixtieth General Assembly
of the State of Ohio.
By: W. Sarwin Crabb.
Ohio State Journal Book and Job Rooms.
Columbus, Ohio 1872


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