Timothy Crane Day
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's first district
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
|Preceded by||David T. Disney|
|Succeeded by||George H. Pendleton|
|Born||January 8, 1819|
|Died||April 15, 1869 (aged 50)|
|Resting place||Spring Grove Cemetery|
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. 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. 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. 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. He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 15, 1869. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.
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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|
David T. Disney
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st congressional district
George H. Pendleton