Hiram McCullough (September 26, 1813 - March 4, 1885) was a U.S. Congressman from Maryland, serving two terms from 1865 - 1869.
Born near Elkton, Maryland, McCullough pursued an academic course at Elkton Academy and later studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1837, commencing practice in Elkton. He served in the Maryland State Senate from 1845 until 1851, and was an unsuccessful candidate in 1850 for election to the Thirty-second Congress. In 1850, he was appointed one of the codifiers of the laws of Maryland.
In 1864, McCullough was successfully elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses, serving Maryland's 1st Congressional district from March 4, 1865 until March 3, 1869. He resumed the practice of law and was for many years counsel for the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1864 and 1868, and later became a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1880 and 1881 and served as speaker in 1880. He died in Elkton in 1885, and is interred in Presbyterian Cemetery.
This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
Preceded by: John A. J. Creswell U.S. Congressman from the 1st district of Maryland 1865 - 1869 Succeeded by: Samuel Hambleton