Hugh S. Jenkins
|Hugh S. Jenkins|
|35th Ohio Attorney General|
January 8, 1945 – January 10, 1949
|Preceded by||Thomas J. Herbert|
|Succeeded by||Herbert S. Duffy|
|Born||March 9, 1903
New Cumberland, West Virginia
|Died||June 18, 1976
|Resting place||Union Cemetery
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. 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.
Jenkins was elected as Attorney General in 1944 and 1946, but lost re-election in 1948.