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
Born
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.

Biography[edit]

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]

References[edit]

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

Sources[edit]

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