R. Clint Cole

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Raymond Clinton Cole
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1920 photo
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1925
Preceded by John A. Key
Succeeded by Thomas B. Fletcher
Personal details
Born (1870-08-21)August 21, 1870
Biglick Township, Hancock County, Ohio
Died February 8, 1957(1957-02-08) (aged 86)
Findlay, Ohio
Resting place Bright Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater Findlay College
Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law

Raymond Clinton Cole (August 21, 1870 - February 8, 1957) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, brother of Ralph Dayton Cole.

Born in Biglick Township, near Findlay, Ohio, Cole attended the common schools and Findlay College, Findlay, Ohio. He taught school nine years. He was graduated from the law department of Ohio Northern University at Ada in 1900. He was admitted to the bar of Ohio the same year and commenced practice in Findlay, Ohio, in 1901. He served as member of the Ohio National Guard 1903-1913. He served as city solicitor 1912-1916.

Cole was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth, Sixty-seventh, and Sixty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1925). He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections No. 1 (Sixty-eighth Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Findlay, Ohio, on February 8, 1957. He was interred in Bright Cemetery.

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