- February 1
) was a U.S. Representative from
York, Ridgway attended the public schools.
the trade of carpenter.He moved to Cayuga County,
New York, in 1811 and engaged in the manufacture of
plows.He settled in Columbus, Ohio, in 1822 and established an iron foundry.
served as member of the State house of representatives
Ridgway was elected as a Whig
to the Twenty-fifth
, and Twenty-seventh
).He was an
unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth
as member of the State board of equalization.He served as director
of the Clinton Bank for twenty years.He served as member of the
city council.He died in Columbus, Ohio, February 1, 1861.
He was interred in Green Lawn