Donald D. Clancy
|Donald D. Clancy|
May 1961 at White House
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1977
|Preceded by||William E. Hess|
|Succeeded by||Tom Luken|
|Mayor of Cincinnati|
|Preceded by||Charles Phelps Taft II|
|Succeeded by||Walt Bachrach|
July 24, 1921|
|Died||June 12, 2007
|Alma mater||Xavier University
Cincinnati Law School
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Early life and education
In 1948, Clancy was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Cincinnati. He served on the city council from 1952 until 1960; from 1958 until 1960 he was the mayor as well as the chairman of the Cincinnati Planning Commission.
Clancy defeated current television talk show host Jerry Springer in his 1970 re-election campaign. Clancy received approximately 56% of the vote to Springer's 44%.
Beginning with the Eighty-seventh Congress, Clancy was elected to congressional office for eight consecutive terms. When he lost his bid for reelection in 1976, he resumed the practice of law in Cincinnati.
Clancy died on June 12, 2007 from complications of Parkinson's Disease.
- United States Congress. "Donald D. Clancy (id: C000409)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
Charles Phelps Taft II
|Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio
Walton H. Bachrach
|United States House of Representatives|
William E. Hess
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 2nd District