David S. Dennison Jr.

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David S. Dennison Jr.
David S. Dennison, Jr.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
In office
January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1959
Preceded byOliver P. Bolton
Succeeded byRobert E. Cook
Personal details
David Short Dennison

(1918-07-29)July 29, 1918
Poland, Ohio
DiedSeptember 21, 2001(2001-09-21) (aged 83)
Warren, Ohio
Political partyRepublican
Alma mater

David Short Dennison Jr. (July 29, 1918 – September 21, 2001) was an American politician of the Republican party who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1957 to 1959.


Dennison was born at Poland, Mahoning County, Ohio on July 29, 1918, and graduated from Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio, in 1936.[1] He graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1940 and Western Reserve University School of Law, now Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio in 1945.[1]

Dennison worked for American Field Service 1942 to 1943, and was a lawyer in private practice. He was special counsel for Warren, Ohio 1950-1951, and special assistant to the Ohio Attorney General 1953-1956.[1]

Dennison was elected as a Republican to the 85th United States Congress, (January 3, 1957 - January 3, 1959), and was unsuccessful for election to the 86th and 87th Congresses in 1958 and 1960.[1]

After his service in Congress, Dennison was a consultant to the Civil Rights Commission in 1959, and a member of the Federal Trade Commission, 1970-1974.[1]

Dennison was later a business executive and died in Warren, Ohio September 21, 2001.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "David Short Dennison". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2012-07-28.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Oliver P. Bolton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th congressional district

January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1959
Succeeded by
Robert E. Cook