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John William Bricker

John William Bricker, American lawyer, former governor. 1st. lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, American Legion, Masons (33 degree Supreme Council), Shriners, Rotary, Faculty (Ohio State University), Torch Club, Athletic Club, Kit-Kat Club, University Club, Order of Coif, Delta Chi, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

  • Bricker, John William was born on September 6, 1893 in Madison County, Ohio, United States. Son of Lemuel Spencer and Laura (King) Bricker.

  • Education

    • AB, Ohio State University, 1916. Bachelor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1920. Doctor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1939.

    Career

    • Solicitor, Grandview Heights, Ohio, 1920-1928. Assistant attorney general, 1923-1927. Member Public Utilities Commission, 1929-1932.

      Attorney general Ohio, 1933-1937. Member firm Bricker & Eckler, 1939-1945. Director Buckeye Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1939-1945.

      Governor Columbus, 1939-1945. Republican candidate for vice president United States, 1944. Member from Ohio United States Senate, Washington, 1946-1958.

      Past trustee Ohio State University, Dennison University, Defiance College.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Community Church

    Membership

    1st. lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, American Legion, Masons (33 degree Supreme Council), Shriners, Rotary, Faculty (Ohio State University), Torch Club, Athletic Club, Kit-Kat Club, University Club, Order of Coif, Delta Chi, Delta Sigma Rho.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Day, September 4, 1920 (deceased June 1, 1985). 1 son, John Day.
    • father: Lemuel Spencer Bricker
    • mother: Laura (King) Bricker
    • spouse: Harriet Day
    John William Bricker
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    Born September 6, 1893
    Died March 22, 1986
    (aged 92)
    Nationality
    • 1916
      Ohio State University
    • 1920
      Ohio State University
    • 1939
      Ohio State University
    • 1920 - 1928
      Solicitor
      Ohio, United States
    • 1923 - 1927
      assistant, attorney general
    • 1929 - 1932
      member, Public Utilities Commission
    • 1933 - 1937
      attorney, general Ohio
    • 1939 - 1945
      member, firm Bricker & Eckler
    • 1939 - 1945
      director, Buckeye Federal Savings & Loan Association
    • 1939 - 1945
      governor Columbus
    • 1944
      Republican candidate for vice president, United States
    • 1946 - 1958
      member, from Ohio United States Senate
      Washington, United States
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