Homer A. Ramey

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Homer Alonzo Ramey
Homer A. Ramey 1921.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949
Preceded by John F. Hunter
Succeeded by Thomas Henry Burke
Personal details
Born (1891-03-02)March 2, 1891
Sparta, Ohio
Died April 13, 1960(1960-04-13) (aged 69)
Toledo, Ohio
Resting place Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Ottawa Hills, Ohio
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ruby Dearth
Alma mater Park University
Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
Cincinnati Law School

Homer Alonzo Ramey (March 2, 1891 – April 13, 1960) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born on a farm near Sparta, South Bloomfield Township, Ohio, His parents were Burt C. and Mae (Bockoven) Ramey.[1] He attended the grade and high schools. He was graduated from Park College of Parkville, Missouri in 1913, and from the law school of Ohio Northern University at Ada in 1916. He attended Cincinnati Law School as a special student in 1917.[1] He was admitted to the bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Put-in-Bay, Ohio. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1920-1924. He served in the Ohio Senate in 1925 and 1926. He served as judge of the municipal court of Toledo, Ohio from 1926 to 1943. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress.

Ramey was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses (January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress and for election in 1950 to the Eighty-second Congress. He was appointed in 1949 and subsequently elected judge of the municipal court of Toledo and served in that capacity until his death in Toledo, Ohio, April 13, 1960. He was interred in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.

Ramey married Ruby Dearth on November 28, 1915.[1] He was a member of Masons, Fraternal Order of Eagles, I.O.O.F., Modern Woodmen of America, and Jr. O.U.A.M.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Neff, William B, ed. (1921). Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio History and Biography. Cleveland: The Historical Publishing Company. p. 613. 

Sources[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.