Timothy Crane Day
Timothy C. Day by Find a Grave.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's first district
In office
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Preceded byDavid T. Disney
Succeeded byGeorge H. Pendleton
Personal details
Born(1819-01-08)January 8, 1819
Cincinnati, Ohio
DiedApril 15, 1869(1869-04-15) (aged 50)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting placeSpring Grove Cemetery
Political partyOpposition

Timothy Crane Day (January 8, 1819 – April 15, 1869) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Day attended the public schools. Day worked as a printer and engraver from 1838–1840. When his older brother died in 1850, he took his job as one of the editors and proprietors of the Cincinnati Enquirer.[1] Disposed of his interests in that paper in 1852 and made a tour of Europe.

Day was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857). Day Ran as an Anti-Nebraska, or anti-slavery, candidate.[2] He declined renomination in 1856 because of ill health and retired from active business. Day endowed the Ohio Mechanics Institute toward establishing a permanent library.[1] When this library closed, the bequeath was transferred to the University of Cincinnati's College of Applied Science in 1911 and bears his name as the Timothy C. Day Technical Library.[3] He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 15, 1869. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.


  1. ^ a b Grace, Kevin (Jan 4, 2012). Legendary Locals of Cincinnati. Arcadia Publishing. p. 13. Retrieved 2013-05-07.
  2. ^ Roseboom, Eugene H (1944). Wittke, Carl (ed.). The History of The State of Ohio. The Civil War Era, 1850-1873. 4. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society. pp. 281, 297.
  3. ^ Gottlieb, Dan. "Research Guides: Collection Policies: College of Applied Science". guides.libraries.uc.edu. Retrieved 2017-11-15.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
David T. Disney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
George H. Pendleton