J. William Stanton
|John William Stanton|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1983
|Preceded by||Oliver P. Bolton|
|Succeeded by||Dennis E. Eckart|
February 20, 1924|
|Died||April 11, 2002
|Alma mater||Georgetown University|
Stanton was born in Painesville, Ohio and graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana. He attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1942, and served in the United States Army from 1942-1946, receiving the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. In 1949, Stanton graduated in business administration from Georgetown University, having also been president of the senior class for that year. He was a businessman by profession, and was elected Lake County commissioner in 1956 and 1960. Stanton was an Eagle Scout, and was awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout by the National Eagle Scout Association in March 2002.
Stanton was elected as a Republican to the 89th to 97th Congresses, (January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1983). He did not seek election to the 98th United States Congress, and later served as an executive at the World Bank. He died at Jacksonville, Florida on April 11, 2002.
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