R. Clint Cole
|Raymond Clinton Cole|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1925
|Preceded by||John A. Key|
|Succeeded by||Thomas B. Fletcher|
August 21, 1870|
Biglick Township, Hancock County, Ohio
|Died||February 8, 1957
|Resting place||Bright Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Findlay College
Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
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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