James W. Huffman
|James Wylie Huffman|
|United States Senator
October 8, 1945 – November 5, 1946
|Appointed by||Frank Lausche|
|Preceded by||Harold H. Burton|
|Succeeded by||Kingsley A. Taft|
September 13, 1894|
|Died||May 20, 1980
|Political party||Democratic Party|
Born in Chandlersville, Muskingum County, Ohio, Huffman graduated from law school at the University of Chicago in 1922 and began practicing law in Illinois. He returned to Ohio a year later. In 1944, Huffman ran for the Democratic nomination for Ohio governor, but he came in third. After serving in various capacities to the state government, Huffman was appointed to the Senate to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Harold H. Burton. He served from October 8, 1945 to November 5, 1946, when a special election was held to choose a successor to fill the remainder of the term.
- United States Congress. "James W. Huffman (id: H000913)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|United States Senate|
Harold H. Burton
|United States Senator (Class 1) from Ohio
1945 - 1946
Kingsley A. Taft
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