Peter Wilson Strader
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871
Preceded byBenjamin Eggleston
Succeeded byAaron F. Perry
Personal details
Born(1818-11-06)November 6, 1818
New Jersey
DiedFebruary 25, 1881(1881-02-25) (aged 62)
Ashtabula, Ohio
Resting placeSpring Grove Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic

Peter Wilson Strader (November 6, 1818 – February 25, 1881) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Shawnee, New Jersey, Strader moved with his parents to Lebanon, Ohio, in 1819. He attended the common schools. He worked in a printing office for three years. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1835. Connected with the steamboat interests on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers as a clerk and an engineer 1835–1848. He served as general ticket agent of the Little Miami Railroad 1848–1867.

Strader was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1870. He resumed his former business interests. He moved to Ashtabula, Ohio, in 1876, where he died February 25, 1881. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.


  • United States Congress. "Peter W. Strader (id: S000987)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benjamin Eggleston
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Aaron F. Perry