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Lemuel Todd (July 29, 1817 – May 12, 1891) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

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Lemuel Todd was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle in 1839. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1841 and commenced practice in Carlisle.

Todd was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856. During the American Civil War, Todd served in the Union Army as the major of the First Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Reserves. He was inspector general of Pennsylvania on the governor’s staff.

Todd was again elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1874. He resumed the practice of law, and died in Carlisle in 1891. Interment was in Ashland Cemetery.

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