J. Edward Russell
|Joshua Edward Russell|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 4th district
March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917
|Preceded by||J. Henry Goeke|
|Succeeded by||Benjamin F. Welty|
|Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 12th district
January 4, 1906 – January 3, 1909
|Preceded by||Orla E. Harrison|
|Succeeded by||H. L. Yount|
August 9, 1867|
|Died||June 21, 1953
|Resting place||Graceland Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Jennie C. Laughlin|
Born near Sidney, Ohio, Russell attended the common schools and Sidney High School. He studied law with George A. Marshall. He was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Sidney. He served as member of the city board of education in 1894 and 1895. City solicitor 1895-1899. He served as member of the State senate 1905-1908.
Russell was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Sidney, Ohio, June 21, 1953. He was interred in Graceland Cemetery.
- Sandles, A P; Doty, E W (eds.). The biographical annals of Ohio 1906-1907-1908 : A handbook of the Government and Institutions of the State of Ohio. State of Ohio. p. 373.
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