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us: Huffman, James W. (James Wylie), 1894-1980



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    • us: Huffman, James W. (James Wylie), 1894-1970
    • us: Huffman, James Wylie, 1894-
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    • Huffman, James W. (James Wylie), 1894-1970
    • Huffman, James Wylie, 1894-
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    • found: NUCMC data from Ohio Hist. Soc. for His Papers, 1910-1970 (James W. (Wylie) Huffman, 1894-1970 [really 1980]; exec. sec. to gov. Ohio, 1925-1927; U.S. Senator, 1945-1946; executive; of Columbus, Ohio)
    • found: Dir. Am. cong., 1789-1982 (Huffman, James Wylie, Dem. Ohio; b. 1894, Chandlersville, Muskigum County, 1894; vice. pres. and dir. Logan Clay Products Co., Logan, Ohio, since 1950; resident of Columbus, Ohio)
    • found: LC data base, 2-8-90 (hdg.: Huffman, James Wylie, 1894- )
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, viewed Oct. 2, 2012 (HUFFMAN, James Wylie, a Senator from Ohio; born in Chandlersville, Muskingum County, Ohio, Sept. 13, 1894; attended the public schools; also attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Ohio State University; taught high school; during the First World War served as a machine gun officer; graduated with a law degree from the University of Chicago in 1922; admitted to the bar in Ohio and Illinois in 1922 and commenced practice in Chicago, Ill.; assistant attorney general of Illinois in 1923; returned to Ohio in 1924 and was executive secretary to the Governor of Ohio 1924-1926; member of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio 1927-1929; engaged in the practice of law at Columbus, Ohio; served as director of commerce of Ohio 1945; appointed on Oct. 8, 1945, as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Harold H. Burton and served from Oct. 8, 1945, to Nov. 5, 1946, when a successor was elected; was not a candidate for nomination to fill the vacancy in 1946, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the full term; vice president and director, Logan Clay Products Co., Logan, Ohio; director, later president and chairman of the board, Motorists Mutual Insurance Co. of Columbus, Ohio; member of board of trustees, Ohio State University 1951-1957; author; was a resident of Pickerington, Ohio, until his death on May 20, 1980; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.)
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