Alfred Peck Edgerton (January 11, 1813 in Plattsburg, New York — May 14, 1897 in Hicksville, Ohio) was a former member of the United States House of Representatives. Edgerton graduated from Plattsburg Academy in his early years, moving on to a brief career in newspapers, only to move on further into advertising throughout New York City, still on the topic of media. In 1837, Edgerton moved to Hicksville and became manager of the American Land Company, engaging in opening new land for settlement and development in northern Ohio.
Edgerton became of member of the Ohio senate briefly between 1845 and 1846. He was later elected to become a democrat to the thirty second and thiry third congress between March 4, 1981 and March 3, 1855. As well as this, West was given the tole of financial agent of the Board of State Fund Commissioners in Ohio. Edgerton then relocated further, moving to Fort Wayne, Indiana. Edgerton had an unsuccessful candidacy for Lieutenant Governor in 1868; however Edgerton was given the position of chairman for the United States Civil Service Commission.