Joseph H. Himes
|Joseph H. Himes|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923
|Preceded by||Roscoe C. McCulloch|
|Succeeded by||John McSweeney|
|Born||Joseph Hendrix Himes
August 15, 1885
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
|Died||September 9, 1960
|Resting place||Fort Lincoln Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Gettysburg College
Life and career
Himes was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923). He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1922 for reelection to the Sixty-eighth Congress. He then moved to Frederick, MD in 1925 and took possession of the mansion known as Prospect Hall (Frederick, Maryland) where he lived with his family until 1958, entertaining and hosting dignitaries and US Presidents like Franklin Delano Roosevelt en route to Shangri-La, later dubbed Camp David.
Himes was the founder, president, and chairman of the board of directors of Group Hospitalization, Inc., Washington, D.C.. He engaged in various business interests in Washington, New York City, and elsewhere.
He died in Washington, D.C., on September 9, 1960, and was interred in Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
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