David R. Paige

David Raymond Paige (April 8, 1844 – June 30, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Madison, Ohio, Paige attended the public schools and Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio. He was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1865. He engaged in the hardware business in Akron, Ohio. Treasurer of Summit County 1875-1879.

Paige was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885). He engaged in the contracting business. He died in New York City June 30, 1901. He was interred in Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio.

Paige was married to Ellen Lewis King of Akron, January 19, 1870. She died December 20, 1877, leaving two sons. He remarried December 22, 1884 to Eva Bell Leek of Cleveland, Ohio.[1]

David Raymond Paige
David R. Paige sketch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Preceded byAmos Townsend
Succeeded byWilliam McKinley
Personal details
BornApril 8, 1844
Madison, Ohio
DiedJune 30, 1901 (aged 57)
New York City
Resting placeEevergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Ellen Lewis King
Eva Bell Leek
Alma materUnion College


  1. ^ Lane, Samuel A. (1892). Fifty years and over of Akron and Summit County. Akron: Beacon Job Department. p. 271.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Amos Townsend
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th congressional district

Succeeded by
William McKinley

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