If you live in the Lebanon Ohio vicinity, then you have probably heard of the Corwin Family. Thomas Corwin was a Veteran, Ohio Governor, US Senator, and Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Originally born in Kentucky, his family moved to Lebanon in 1798. He served in the War of 1812 as a wagon boy under General William Henry Harrison.
After the war, he studied law and had a practice in Lebanon. He was also the Prosecuting Attorney of Warren County. He is best remembered as a great orator and was known as the “terror of the house”. He was Ohio’s 15th Governor and was appointed by President Fillmore as the United States Secretary of Treasury.