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Member State Legislature

Emma M. CRAMER, American Member State Legislature.


CRAMER, Emma M. was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. Daughter of Albert C. and Louise E. (Crone) Cramer.


Portsmouth High School; University of Pittsburgh; University of Chicago


Elected to City Council, Portsmouth, O., 1921, reelected, 1923. Chairman of Finance Comm, of Council, 2 years Chairman Republican Women, Scioto Company, 1922-1926, Republican Women, Sixth District, O., 1926-1928. Elected member Charter communications of Fifteen (in charge of drafting of Charter for Portsmouth), 1927.

Elected chairman of Commission City functioning under City Manager Charter since January 1930. Elected to General Assembly, O., since 1928.


  • Member, Legislative Comma, on: County Affairs, Election, Temperance, Schools (secretary). Appointed member of Impeachment Committee, to examine charge against State Treasurer Sponsored bill for establishment of Junior Colleges. Particularly active for permanent registration and for the Repeal of the Pence Law. Member of O. League of Women Voters. National. Council of English Teachers. Council of Republican Women of O. National. Ohio State and South Eastern Teachers’ Assns. National. Municipal League. Clubs: Portsmouth Women's City, Business and Professional Womens Republican, Inter Church Luncheon, Cornstalk of O. General Assembly (Ohio State University Chairman Leg.