Jacob Mueller

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Jacob Mueller
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10th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
In office
January 8, 1872 – January 12, 1874
Governor Edward Follansbee Noyes
Preceded by John C. Lee
Succeeded by Alphonso Hart
Personal details
Born (1822-03-10)March 10, 1822
Rhenish, Bavaria
Died August 31, 1905(1905-08-31) (aged 83)
Cleveland, Ohio
Resting place Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Charlotte Finger
Laura Schmidt
Children four

Jacob Mueller (March 10, 1822 – August 31, 1905)[1] was an American politician who served as the tenth Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1872 to 1874.[2]


Jacob Mueller was born at Rhenish, Bavaria in 1822, and studied Jurisprudence.[3] He practiced law until 1859 when he originated and established the German Insurance Company for which he was Superintendent until 1869 when he resigned and returned to law. In 1848 he participated in the revolution in that country, and served for a short time as Chief Commissary, or Governor of his home district. He was compelled to leave the country, and emigrated to Cleveland, Ohio. He was naturalized, and affiliated with the Republican Party.


Mueller studied law with Willey & Carey in 1850 through 1851; and was admitted to the bar in 1954.[3] He was elected to City Council. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1871,[4] and served one term. He afterward became a member of the Democratic Party.[5]


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  2. "Lieutenant Governors Of The State Of Ohio: 1852 - Present". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 2012-01-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Jacob Mueller". Online Biographies. Retrieved 27 August 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Mueller received 236,829 votes, Democrat Samuel F. Hunt received 217,982 from Smith 1898 : 286
  5. Smith 1898 : 289

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Political offices
Preceded by
John C. Lee
Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
Succeeded by
Alphonso Hart