* 1 Life and career * 2 Further reading * 3 References * 4 External links
LIFE AND CAREER
Day was born at Granville ,
Washington County, New York
In 1843, Day was elected Prosecuting Attorney of Portage County, but moved to Akron in 1845 for about a year. On July 24, 1845, Day married Rufus Spalding's daughter, Emily Swift Spalding. Back in Ravenna, he was elected Prosecutor again in 1849. In 1850, he was an unsuccessful Democratic Party candidate for the United States House of Representatives . In 1851 he was elected Common Pleas Judge and served two terms.
April 10, 1852, Mrs. Day died, and Day remarried April 26, 1854 to Ellen I. Barnes of Lanesboro, Massachusetts . His second term on the court expired in 1857, and he returned to private practice.
American Civil War
Day resigned his Senate seat because he was elected a judge on the Ohio