J. William Stanton

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John William Stanton
J. William Stanton 93rd Congress 1973.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
In office
January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1983
Preceded by Oliver P. Bolton
Succeeded by Dennis E. Eckart
Personal details
Born (1924-02-20)February 20, 1924
Painesville, Ohio
Died April 11, 2002(2002-04-11) (aged 78)
Jacksonville, Florida
Political party Republican
Alma mater Georgetown University

John William Stanton (February 20, 1924 – April 11, 2002) was a Republican U.S. Representative from Ohio.


Stanton was born in Painesville, Ohio and graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana. He attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1942, and served in the United States Army from 1942-1946, receiving the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. In 1949, Stanton graduated in business administration from Georgetown University, having also been president of the senior class for that year. He was a businessman by profession, and was elected Lake County commissioner in 1956 and 1960. Stanton was an Eagle Scout, and was awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout by the National Eagle Scout Association in March 2002.

Stanton was elected as a Republican to the 89th to 97th Congresses, (January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1983). He did not seek election to the 98th United States Congress, and later served as an executive at the World Bank. He died at Jacksonville, Florida on April 11, 2002. Stanton is, to date, the last Republican to represent Ohio's 11th district in Congress.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

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

January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1983
Succeeded by
Dennis E. Eckart