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us: Vorys, John Martin, 1896-1968

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    • us: Voorhees, John M., 1896-1968
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    • found: America's town meeting of the air. Do we have effective leadership in foreign policy? 1956: notes compiled by Recording Laboratory, Library of Congress (Congressman John M. Voorhees)
    • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress WWW Home page, Dec. 19, 2000 (John Martin Vorys, 1896-1968; Republican from Ohio, U.S. House of Representatives, 1939-1959)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, February 13, 2014 (Vorys, John Martin (1896-1968); a Representative from Ohio; born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, June 16, 1896; attended the public schools in Lancaster and Columbus, Ohio; during the First World War served overseas as a pilot in the United States Naval Air Service, retiring to inactive service in 1919 with rank of lieutenant; was graduated from Yale University in 1919 and from Ohio State University Law School at Columbus in 1923; teacher in the College of Yale, Changsha, China, in 1919 and 1920; assistant secretary, American delegation, Conference on Limitation of Armament, Washington, D.C., in 1921 and 1922; was admitted to the bar in 1923 and commenced practice in Columbus, Ohio; member of the State house of representatives in 1923 and 1924; served in the State senate in 1925 and 1926; director of aeronautics of Ohio in 1929 and 1930; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1959); did not seek renomination in 1958; delegate to the United Nations Assembly in 1951; regent of Smithsonian Institution 1949-1959; resumed the practice of law; died in Columbus, Ohio, August 25, 1968; interment in Greenlawn Cemetery)
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