Chalmers Wylie

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Chalmers P. Wylie
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th district
In office
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Robert T. Secrest
Succeeded by Deborah D. Pryce
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 25th district
In office
January 3, 1961 – January 1, 1967
Preceded by Tom V. Moorehead
Succeeded by Sam Speck
Columbus City Attorney
In office
1953-1956
Assistant Attorney General of Ohio
In office
1951-1954
Personal details
Born (1920-11-23)November 23, 1920
Norwich, Ohio
Died August 14, 1998(1998-08-14) (aged 77)
Columbus, Ohio
Political party Republican

Chalmers Pangburn Wylie (November 23, 1920 – August 14, 1998) was an American politician and lawyer from Ohio, who served in various public offices in that state before serving thirteen terms as a member of the United States House of Representatives.

Wylie was born in Norwich, Ohio, and grew up in Pataskala, a small community east of Columbus. He attended Otterbein College in Westerville and Ohio State University in Columbus. He earned his Juris Doctor at Harvard Law School in 1948.

Wylie enlisted in the United States Army as a private, and eventually attaining the rank of first lieutenant while serving with the 30th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II. He remained in the U.S. Army Reserve after the war, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.

He was:

In addition to his public service, Wylie worked in private practice as an attorney from 1957 until 1968, which he resumed in Columbus after leaving Congress until his death there.

The Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus is named in his honor.

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