Hugh S. Jenkins

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Hugh S. Jenkins
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35th Ohio Attorney General
In office
January 8, 1945 – January 10, 1949
Preceded by Thomas J. Herbert
Succeeded by Herbert S. Duffy
Personal details
Born March 9, 1903
New Cumberland, West Virginia
Died June 18, 1976(1976-06-18) (aged 73)
Columbus, Ohio
Resting place Union Cemetery
Columbus, Ohio[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Wilma Jenkins[1]

Hugh S. Jenkins (1903–1976) was Ohio Attorney General from 1945 to 1949.

Jenkins was born March 9, 1903 in New Cumberland, West Virginia to John T. and Vanessa (Miskelly) Jenkins.[1] He was a Republican from Mahoning County. Before election as Attorney General, he was chairman of Ohio's Board of Tax Appeals and was administrator of the Ohio State Bureau of Unemployment Compensation.[2]

Jenkins was elected as Attorney General in 1944 and 1946, but lost re-election in 1948.

Jenkins died in Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 1976, and is buried at Union Cemetery.[1]


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