William A. Ashbrook
Born near Johnstown, Ohio. Married to Marie Swank with a son. He founded the Johnstown Independent.
He served in the Ohio House of Representatives 1904 to 1906. Served in the U. S. House of Representatives 1906 to 1920 and again 1934 to 1940.
Served on the ANA Board 1909 to 1912. He helped the ANA receive a charter from Congress in 1912.Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies