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Lawyer Politicians in Ohio, I-K

  Lawrence E. Imhoff (1895-1988) — of St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio. Born in Round Bottom, Monroe County, Ohio, December 28, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; probate judge in Ohio, 1925-33; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1933-39, 1941-43; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Eagles; Elks. Died in North Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla., April 18, 1988 (age 92 years, 112 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens, Fort Myers, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene A. Imhoff and Laura (Clegg) Imhoff; married, September 1, 1923, to Martha Elizabeth Korn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Sinton Ingalls (1899-1985) — also known as David S. Ingalls — of Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Hunting Valley, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 28, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1927-29; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aeronautics, 1929-32; director, City of Cleveland Department of Public Health and Welfare, 1933-35; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker), 1956; member of Republican National Committee from Ohio, 1940; vice-president and general manager, Pan American Air Ferries, 1941-42; commander, Pearl Harbor Naval Air Station; executive, Pan American World Airways; newspaper publisher. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Skull and Bones. Died in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 26, 1985 (age 86 years, 88 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Stimson Ingalls and Jane (Taft) Ingalls; married, June 27, 1922, to Louise Harkness.
  See also Wikipedia article
  William W. Irvin (1779-1842) — of Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Born near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., April 5, 1779. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1803-04; impeached and removed from office as judge by the state legislature, 1804; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1806-07, 1825-27; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1825-26; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1810-15; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1822; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1829-33. Died March 27, 1842 (age 62 years, 356 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harvey Samuel Irwin (1844-1916) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Highland County, Ohio, December 10, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1901-03. Died in Vienna, Fairfax County, Va., September 3, 1916 (age 71 years, 268 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Anthony F. Ittner (b. 1872) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Berlin Heights, Erie County, Ohio, November 23, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri 8th Circuit, 1923-27. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 20, 1911, to Maud R. Flickner.
  George Jackson (1757-1831) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.); Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Born in Cecil County, Md., January 9, 1757. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1785-91, 1794; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1795-97, 1799-1803 (3rd District 1795-97, at-large 1799-1803); member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1809-12. Died in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, May 17, 1831 (age 74 years, 128 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Muskingum County, Ohio.
  Relatives: Father of John George Jackson and Edward Brake Jackson (1793-1826).
  Political family: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Perry Brooks Jackson (b. 1896) — also known as Perry B. Jackson — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, January 27, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1944; municipal judge in Ohio, 1940. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Phi Alpha; Sigma Pi Phi; American Bar Association; Elks; Freemasons; Urban League; NAACP. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Brooks Cary Jackson and Ida May (Hogan) Jackson; married to Fern Payne.
  T. Lamar Jackson — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1948 (alternate), 1956. Presbyterian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John C. Jackson and Evelina (Clingan) Jackson; married to Mamie J. Fitch.
  Benjamin Bryant Jarrett (1881-1944) — also known as Benjamin Jarrett — of Farrell, Mercer County, Pa. Born in Sharon, Mercer County, Pa., July 18, 1881. Republican. Telegraph operator; steel mill foreman; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 50th District, 1911-14; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1937-43. Died in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, July 20, 1944 (age 63 years, 2 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Sharon, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Agnes Boyle (1884-1977).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Palmer Jeffrey (1901-1997) — also known as Harry P. Jeffrey — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, December 26, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1943-45. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons. Co-author of G.I. Bill of Rights. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, January 4, 1997 (age 95 years, 9 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel E. Jeffrey and Grace (Wilson) Jeffrey; married, September 11, 1935, to Susan V. Gummer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hugh S. Jenkins (b. 1903) — of Mahoning County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in New Cumberland, Hancock County, W.Va., March 9, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; Ohio state attorney general, 1945-49. Member, American Bar Association; Jaycees; Elks; Delta Theta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John P. Jenkins and Vanessa (Miskelly) Jenkins; married, June 21, 1930, to Wilma E. Lindemood.
  Thomas Albert Jenkins (1880-1959) — also known as Thomas A. Jenkins — of Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. Born in Jackson County, Ohio, October 28, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Ohio state senate, 1922; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1925-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944. Died in 1959 (age about 78 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel E. Jenkins and Ann (Harris) Jenkins.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Miller Jenkins (1856-1941) — also known as William M. Jenkins — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan.; Kay County, Okla.; Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla. Born in Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, April 25, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888; secretary of Oklahoma Territory, 1897-1901; Governor of Oklahoma Territory, 1901. Presbyterian. Removed from office as Governor in a scandal over a sanitarium contract; a later investigation exonerated him. Died in Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla., October 19, 1941 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at South Heights Cemetery, Sapulpa, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of William Jenkins and Lydia (Miller) Jenkins; married, December 31, 1878, to Delphina White.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Jennings (1787-1834) — of St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio. Born in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, N.J., 1787. Lawyer; Belmont County Prosecuting Attorney, 1815-25; member of Ohio state senate, 1819-24; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1825-26; resigned 1826. Died in Baltimore, Md., 1834 (age about 47 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hugh Judge Jewett (1817-1898) — also known as Hugh Jewett — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Maryland, July 1, 1817. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1853; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1855-56; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1855, 1868-69; railroad president; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1861; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1873-74; defeated, 1860 (16th District), 1870 (7th District); resigned 1874; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1880. Died in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., March 6, 1898 (age 80 years, 248 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Joshua Husband Jewett (1815-1861).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Averill G. Johnson (b. 1888) — of Las Animas, Bent County, Colo.; Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colo. Born in Mercerville, Gallia County, Ohio, August 15, 1888. Republican. Superintendent of schools; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Colorado state senate, 1950. Presbyterian. Member, Lions; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 10, 1919, to Marie Sallach.
  Davis B. Johnson (b. 1880) — of Wauseon, Fulton County, Ohio. Born in Metamora, Fulton County, Ohio, December 30, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; Fulton County Clerk of Courts, 1917-21; Fulton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1923-27; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924; member of Ohio state senate 33rd District, 1929; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Modern Woodmen of America; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arby D. Johnson and Effie (Sellers) Johnson; married, December 30, 1915, to Lillian Tressler.
  Harvey Hull Johnson (1808-1896) — also known as Harvey H. Johnson — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio; Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio; Winona, Winona County, Minn.; Owatonna, Steele County, Minn. Born in West Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., September 7, 1808. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Akron, Ohio, 1837-45; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1853-55; president, Winona & St. Peter Railroad; mayor of Owatonna, Minn., 1867-70. Died in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., February 4, 1896 (age 87 years, 150 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Owatonna, Minn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Crabtree Johnson (b. 1818) — of Medina County, Ohio. Born December 8, 1818. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Simeon Moses Johnson (b. 1859) — also known as Simeon M. Johnson — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born March 18, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1920, 1928. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick A. Johnson and Julia (Moses) Johnson; married, December 7, 1893, to Gertrude Cohen.
  Ivan A. Johnston (1909-1974) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Fayette, Fulton County, Ohio, May 13, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney, 1939-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940; member of Michigan state senate 11th District, 1943-46; defeated in primary, 1946; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944. Died in 1974 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lynn M. Johnston (1877?-?).
  William Johnston (1819-1866) — of Ohio. Born in Ireland, 1819. Lawyer; Whig candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1850; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1863-65; defeated, 1864. Died of consumption (tuberculosis), in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, May 1, 1866 (age about 46 years). Interment at Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Asahel W. Jones (b. 1838) — also known as Asa W. Jones — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, September 13, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; banker; farmer; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1896-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Nathaniel Raphael Jones (b. 1926) — also known as Nathaniel R. Jones — Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, May 12, 1926. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1979-95. Recipient of the Spingarn Medal in 2016. Still living as of 2017.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Paul Jones (b. 1880) — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 4, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1920-23; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1923-36. Presbyterian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Brownlee Jones and Mary (Harris) Jones; married, July 5, 1924, to Caroline Bonnell.
  Robert Franklin Jones (1907-1968) — also known as Robert F. Jones — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio; Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Cairo, Allen County, Ohio, June 25, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; Allen County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1939-47; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1947-52. Methodist; later Baptist. Member, Delta Sigma Phi; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died June 22, 1968 (age 60 years, 363 days). Interment at Lima Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jenkin Charles Jones and Josephine (Devine) Jones; married, June 21, 1930, to Ida Marie Spreen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Alfred Jones (b. 1859) — also known as Thomas A. Jones — of Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio, March 4, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Jackson, Ohio, 1885-87; circuit judge in Ohio 4th Circuit, 1901-13; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals 4th District, 1913-15; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1915-36. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eben Jones and Ann (Williams) Jones; married, June 30, 1886, to Grace U. Hoyt.
  William Moseley Jones (1905-1988) — of Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif. Born in Ohio, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1933-38; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1937-38; delegate to California convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. Presbyterian. Died in 1988 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Jim Jordan (b. 1964) — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio. Born in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, February 17, 1964. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1995-2000; member of Ohio state senate, 2001-07; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 2007-. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  James Joyce (1870-1931) — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio. Born in Cumberland, Guernsey County, Ohio, July 2, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Guernsey County, 1896-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1909-11; defeated, 1910. Died March 25, 1931 (age 60 years, 266 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Northwood Cemetery, Cambridge, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul Winfred Kear (1887-1965) — also known as Paul W. Kear — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, November 2, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Virginia Republican State Committee, 1920-36; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1921-31, 1932-33. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Norfolk, Va., November 2, 1965 (age 78 years, 0 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Wiley McDonald Kear (1851-1932) and Malinda (Romig) Kear (1853-1934).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Cyrus Kearns (1869-1931) — also known as Charles C. Kearns — of Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio; Amelia, Clermont County, Ohio. Born in Tonica, La Salle County, Ill., February 11, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1915-31. Presbyterian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died December 17, 1931 (age 62 years, 309 days). Interment at Clarence E. Combs Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Amelia, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Barton Kearns and Amanda (Salisbury) Kearns; married to Philena Penn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Warren Keifer (1836-1932) — also known as J. Warren Keifer — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Born in Bethel Township, Clark County, Ohio, January 30, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; banker; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Ohio state senate, 1868-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1876, 1908; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1877-85, 1905-11 (8th District 1877-79, 4th District 1879-81, 8th District 1881-85, 7th District 1905-11); defeated, 1910; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1881-83; general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; United Spanish War Veterans. Died April 22, 1932 (age 96 years, 83 days). Interment at Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Keifer and Mary (Smith) Keifer; married, March 22, 1860, to Eliza Stout.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Dean Kellogg (1814-1872) — also known as William Kellogg — of Canton, Fulton County, Ill.; Peoria, Peoria County, Ill.; Nebraska; Mississippi. Born in Kelloggsville, Ashtabula County, Ohio, July 8, 1814. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1849-50; circuit judge in Illinois, 1850-55; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1857-63; justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1865-67; chief justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1865-67; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 5th Illinois District, 1867-69. Died in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., December 20, 1872 (age 58 years, 165 days). Interment at Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Kellogg (1782-1830) and Paulina (Dean) Kellogg (1782-1875); married, December 21, 1843, to Lucinda Caroline Ross (1821-1900); second cousin once removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland; second cousin twice removed of James Hodges, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842) and Frank Billings Kellogg; second cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin of Orlando Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Hezekiah Case, Elijah Hunt Mills, James Leonard Hodges, Alvan Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg and Rowland Case Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Ingersoll, Jared Ingersoll, Pierpont Edwards, Jason Kellogg, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Peter Buell Porter, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Daniel Fiske Kellogg and Henry Theodore Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Isaiah Kidder, Lyman Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder; fourth cousin of Parmenio Adams, Abiel Case, Silas Wright, Jr., Marshall Chapin, Jairus Case, Elisha Hunt Allen, Gouverneur Morris, Marcus Morton, Almon Case, Edwin Carpenter Pinney and Nelson Appleton Miles; fourth cousin once removed of John Davenport, Aaron Burr, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight, Gaylord Griswold, Benjamin Trumbull, Jedediah Sabin, Henry Waggaman Edwards, Elisha Phelps, Charles Jared Ingersoll, Lancelot Phelps, Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Joseph Reed Ingersoll, Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg, John Russell Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Caleb Blodgett (1793-1872), John Larkin Payson, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Charles Anthony Ingersoll, Charles Phelps Huntington, Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Thomas Belden Butler, Oliver Dwight Filley, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Edmund Gillett Chapin, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case, Peter Augustus Porter, Augustus Sabin Chase, William Fessenden Allen, Zenas Ferry Moody, Charles Edward Phelps, John Milton Hay, Charles Kellogg (1839-1903), Marden Sabin, Joseph Spalding, James Levi Hotchkiss, Clayton Hyde Lathrop, Frederick Hobbes Allen, George Watson French and Claude Carpenter Pinney.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank H. Kemper (b. 1858) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County; elected 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Robert Patterson Kennedy (1840-1918) — also known as Robert P. Kennedy — of Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. Born in Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, January 23, 1840. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th Ohio District, 1879; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1886-87; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1887-91. Died May 6, 1918 (age 78 years, 103 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Kennon, Sr. (1793-1881) — of St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., May 14, 1793. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1829-33, 1835-37 (10th District 1829-33, 11th District 1835-37); common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1840-47; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Belmont County, 1850-51; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1854-56. Died in St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, November 2, 1881 (age 88 years, 172 days). Interment at Methodist Cemetery, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of William Kennon, Jr. (1802-1867).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Kennon, Jr. (1802-1867) — of Ohio. Born in Carrickfergus, Ireland, June 12, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1847-49; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1865-67. Died in St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, October 19, 1867 (age 65 years, 129 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of William Kennon, Sr. (1793-1881).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Winfield S. Kerr Winfield Scott Kerr (1852-1917) — also known as Winfield S. Kerr — of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. Born in Monroe, Richland County, Ohio, June 23, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1888-92; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1895-1901. Died, from valvular insufficiency, in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, September 11, 1917 (age 65 years, 80 days). Interment at Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Relatives: Married to Susan E. Barr (1855-1918).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Edward King (1795-1836) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., March 13, 1795. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1823-24, 1825-29; member of Ohio state senate, 1830. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 6, 1836 (age 40 years, 330 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rufus King (1755-1827) and Mary (Alsop) King (1769-1819); brother of John Alsop King and James Gore King; married to Sarah Ann Worthington (1800-1877; daughter of Thomas Worthington); father of Rufus King (1817-1891); nephew of William King and Cyrus King; uncle of Rufus King (1814-1876); grandson of John Alsop (1724-1794); second cousin once removed of Ebenezer Hazard; third cousin of Erskine Hazard.
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Ron J. Klein (b. 1957) — of Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 10, 1957. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1993-96; member of Florida state senate, 1996-2006; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000, 2008; U.S. Representative from Florida 22nd District, 2007-. Jewish. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1982 to Dori Dragin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Frank Charles Kniffin (1894-1968) — also known as Frank C. Kniffin — of Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio. Born near Stryker, Williams County, Ohio, April 26, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1931-39; defeated, 1922, 1924, 1926. Died in Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio, April 30, 1968 (age 74 years, 4 days). Interment at Wauseon Union Cemetery, Wauseon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leander A. Koons (1854-1941) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Dover Township, Athens County, Ohio, 1854. Lawyer; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1924-25. Died in March, 1941 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Arthur J. Kurtz (b. 1898) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 11, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Republican candidate for Michigan state senate, 1932 (primary, 21st District), 1938 (primary, 21st District), 1944 (primary, 21st District), 1966 (5th District); member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1947-48; defeated, 1940 (Wayne County 1st District), 1948 (Wayne County 1st District), 1950 (Wayne County 1st District), 1952 (Wayne County 1st District), 1954 (Wayne County 8th District); Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1956, 1958 (primary); candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Woodmen; American Judicature Society. Burial location unknown.
  Samuel N. Kusic (b. 1943) — of Weirton, Hancock County, W.Va. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, May 2, 1943. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1973-80. Catholic. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Elks; Moose. Still living as of 1980.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Kusic (1912?-?) and Josephine (Nekoranec) Kusic; married, April 24, 1971, to Leslie Andrew Wiley.
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Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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