James John Thomas

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James John Thomas
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40th Mayor of Columbus
In office
January 1, 1920 – 1931
Preceded by George J. Karb
Succeeded by Henry W. Worley
Personal details
Born 1868
Wrexham, North Wales
Died August 6, 1947
Political party Republican
Profession City Council member

James John Thomas (1868 – August 6, 1947) was a Republican politician from the U.S. state of Ohio. He was the 40th mayor of Columbus, Ohio and the 36th person to serve in that office. He was elected on Tuesday, November 4, 1919 and defeated incumbent Democratic mayor George J. Karb. He served Columbus immediately after World War I and throughout the 1920s.

After three consecutive terms in office he was defeated in the 1931 mayoral election by Henry W. Worley.[1]


  1. ^ Egger & (1975), pp. 4.


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Political offices
Preceded by
George J. Karb
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
Succeeded by
Henry W. Worley