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Lawyer Politicians in Ohio, L

  Edward Lane (1842-1912) — of Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Ill. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 27, 1842. Democrat. Lawyer; Montgomery County Judge, 1869-73; U.S. Representative from Illinois 17th District, 1887-95. Died in Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Ill., October 30, 1912 (age 70 years, 217 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gregory S. Lashutka — also known as Greg Lashutka — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Lawyer; mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1992-99. Still living as of 1999.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Milton Slocum Latham (1827-1882) — also known as Milton S. Latham — of San Francisco, Calif.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, May 23, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1853-55; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1856-57; Governor of California, 1860; U.S. Senator from California, 1860-63. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 4, 1882 (age 54 years, 285 days). Original interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery (which no longer exists), San Francisco, Calif.; reinterment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Thomas Erwin Latimer (1879-1937) — also known as Thomas E. Latimer — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio, April 6, 1879. Lawyer; mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1935-37. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Eagles. Died November 6, 1937 (age 58 years, 214 days). Burial location unknown.
  Steven C. LaTourette (b. 1954) — of Madison, Lake County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 22, 1954. Republican. Lawyer; Lake County Prosecuting Attorney, 1989-95; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1995-2003 (19th District 1995-2003, 14th District 2003). Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Delbert Leroy Latta (1920-2016) — also known as Delbert Latta — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Born in Weston, Wood County, Ohio, March 5, 1920. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1953-58; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1959-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1968, 1976. Church of Christ. Died in Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio, May 12, 2016 (age 96 years, 68 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Rose Kiene; father of Robert E. Latta (1956-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Robert E. Latta (b. 1956) — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Born in 1956. Republican. Lawyer; Wood County Commissioner, 1991-96; member of Ohio state senate, 1997-2001; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 2001-07; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 2007-. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Son of Delbert Leroy Latta (1920-2016).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank John Lausche (1895-1990) — also known as Frank J. Lausche — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 14, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; municipal judge in Ohio, 1932-37; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1937-41; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1942-45; Governor of Ohio, 1945-47, 1949-57; defeated, 1946; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1957-69. Catholic. Member, Delta Theta Phi. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 21, 1990 (age 94 years, 158 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Jane S. Sheal (1903-1981).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lewis C. Laylin (b. 1848) — of Ohio. Born in Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, September 28, 1848. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; Huron County Prosecuting Attorney, 1880-86; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1888-93; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1892-93; secretary of state of Ohio, 1901-07. Burial location unknown.
  Carney Milton Layne (b. 1878) — also known as Carney M. Layne — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Crown City, Gallia County, Ohio, March 2, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1915-16; chair of Cabell County Democratic Party, 1917; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 6th Judicial Circuit, 1940. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William M. Layne and Nancy E. (Trusdell) Layne; married, November 21, 1916, to Alice Mary Lanahan; father of Carney Milton Layne, Jr. (1921-1977).
John J. Lentz John Jacob Lentz (1856-1931) — also known as John J. Lentz — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born near St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, January 27, 1856. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1897-1901; defeated, 1900. Died July 27, 1931 (age 75 years, 181 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Millard F. Leonard (1873-1929) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Addison, Gallia County, Ohio, November 26, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1929; died in office 1929. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., April 5, 1929 (age 55 years, 130 days). Burial location unknown.
  Robert Woodrow Levering (1914-1989) — also known as Robert W. Levering — of Fredericktown, Knox County, Ohio. Born near Fredericktown, Knox County, Ohio, October 3, 1914. Democrat. Librarian; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1959-61; defeated, 1948, 1950, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1962; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Died in Fredericktown, Knox County, Ohio, August 11, 1989 (age 74 years, 312 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Married to Eileen Rosemary Burdick (daughter of Usher Lloyd Burdick (1879-1960); sister of Quentin Northrop Burdick).
  Political family: Burdick family of Fargo, North Dakota.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Lawrence Lewis (1879-1943) — of Denver, Colo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 22, 1879. Democrat. Newspaper work; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1933-43; defeated, 1930; died in office 1943. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; American Bar Association. Died December 9, 1943 (age 64 years, 170 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Washington Ellsworth Lindsey (1862-1926) — of Portales, Roosevelt County, N.M. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, December 20, 1862. Lawyer; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1910; Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1917; Governor of New Mexico, 1917-19. Congregationalist. Died April 5, 1926 (age 63 years, 106 days). Burial location unknown.
  Edward Campbell Little (1858-1924) — also known as Edward C. Little — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, December 14, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1892; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; candidate for justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1914; U.S. Representative from Kansas 2nd District, 1917-24; died in office 1924. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Washington, D.C., June 27, 1924 (age 65 years, 196 days). Interment at Abilene Cemetery, Abilene, Kan.
  Relatives: Married to Edna Margaret Steele.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ralph Sidney Locher (1915-2004) — also known as Ralph S. Locher — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Moreni, Romania, July 24, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1962-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1969-72; probate judge in Ohio, 1973-77; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1977-. Member, American Bar Association. Died June 18, 2004 (age 88 years, 330 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ephraim Locher and Natalie (Voigt) Locher; married, June 18, 1939, to Eleanor Worthington.
  William Francis Lockwood (1822-1901) — also known as William F. Lockwood — of Lorain County, Ohio; Dakota City, Dakota County, Neb.; Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., April 1, 1822. Lawyer; probate judge in Ohio, 1854-56; member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1860; justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1861-67. Died February 9, 1901 (age 78 years, 314 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky, Ohio.
  Ira R. Longsworth (b. 1859) — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, October 2, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Lima, Ohio, 1890-92. Burial location unknown.
Nicholas Longworth Nicholas Longworth (1869-1931) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 5, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County, 1900; defeated, 1897; member of Ohio state senate, 1901; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1903-13, 1915-31; defeated, 1912; died in office 1931; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1925-31; died in office 1931. Died, of pneumonia, in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., April 9, 1931 (age 61 years, 155 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Longworth (1844-1890) and Susan (Walker) Longworth (1845-1922); married, February 17, 1906, to Alice Lee Roosevelt (daughter of Theodore Roosevelt; half-sister of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.); nephew of Bellamy Storer; second cousin of Larz Anderson (1866-1937).
  Political families: Anderson-Marshall family of Ohio and West Virginia; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Nicholas Longworth: Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History
  Image source: Time Magazine, March 9, 1925
  Neil L. Lora (1895-1944) — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Rockport, Allen County, Ohio, April 4, 1895. Lawyer; piano player; played in his own band in the 1920s; municipal judge in Ohio, 1932-39; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1939-44. Methodist. Died, from a coronary thrombosis, in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, September 4, 1944 (age 49 years, 153 days). Interment at Rockport Cemetery, Rockport, Ohio.
  Francis Johnson Love (1901-1989) — also known as Francis J. Love — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, January 23, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Ohio County Republican Party, 1942-45; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972; candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1966. Died in 1989 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Archibald Lybrand Archibald Lybrand (1840-1910) — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Born in Tarlton, Pickaway County, Ohio, May 23, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; partner, Delaware Chair Company; mayor of Delaware, Ohio, 1869-71; postmaster; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1897-1901. Died in Daytona (now part of Daytona Beach), Volusia County, Fla., February 7, 1910 (age 69 years, 260 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  James Thomas Lynn (1927-2010) — of Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 27, 1927. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1973-75. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations. Died December 6, 2010 (age 83 years, 282 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Robert Lynn and Dorthea Estelle (Petersen) Lynn; married, June 5, 1954, to Joan Miller.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Robert Todd Lytle (1804-1839) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Williamsburg, Clermont County, Ohio, May 19, 1804. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1828-29; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1833-34, 1834-35. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., December 22, 1839 (age 35 years, 217 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Nephew of John Rowan (1773-1843).
  Political family: Rowan-Lytle family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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