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

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Personal name headingHuffman, James W. (James Wylie), 1894-1980
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Variant(s)Huffman, James W. (James Wylie), 1894-1970
Huffman, James Wylie, 1894-
Associated placeLogan, Ohio
LocatedColumbus, Ohio Pickerington, Ohio
Birth date1894
Death date1980
Place of birthChandlersville, Ohio
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. Senate
Ohio State University
Ohio Wesleyan University
University of Chicago
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Logan Clay Products Co.
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inNUCMC 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)
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)
LC data base, 2-8-90 (hdg.: Huffman, James Wylie, 1894- )
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.)