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Politician members in Florida

  John Levi Cable (1884-1971) — also known as John L. Cable — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, April 15, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; director and counsel, Lima Telephone and Telegraph Co., Napoleon Telephone Co., Lima Toledo Railroad, Lima City Street Railway Co.; Allen County Prosecuting Attorney; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1921-25, 1929-33; defeated, 1912; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1924; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1936. Episcopalian or Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Grange; Junior Order; Kiwanis. Died in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, September 15, 1971 (age 87 years, 153 days). Entombed at St. Boniface Episcopal Church, Sarasota, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Davis J. Cable and Mary (Harnley) Cable; married to Rhea Watson; great-grandson of Joseph Cable (1801-1880).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Everett R. Shafer Everett R. Shafer (1911-2005) — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Esty, Greenbrier County, W.Va., October 3, 1911. Democrat. Baptist minister; school teacher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1951-52, 1955-58. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Junior Order; Woodmen; Moose; Blue Key; National Education Association. Died August 9, 2005 (age 93 years, 310 days). Interment at Eden Cemetery, Crescent City, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Arthur Shafer and Lebertha Velmer (Hamrick) Shafer; married, October 17, 1936, to Mary Alby Crizer (1909-1995).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
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