William E. Hess

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William Emil Hess
William Emil Hess.jpg
circa 1943
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1937
Preceded by Charles Tatgenhorst, Jr.
Succeeded by Herbert S. Bigelow
In office
January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1949
Preceded by Herbert S. Bigelow
Succeeded by Earl T. Wagner
In office
January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1961
Preceded by Earl T. Wagner
Succeeded by Donald D. Clancy
Personal details
Born (1898-02-13)February 13, 1898
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died July 14, 1986(1986-07-14) (aged 88)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Law School

William Emil Hess (February 13, 1898 – July 14, 1986) was a Republican and a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, February 13, 1898; attended the public schools, the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Cincinnati Law School; during the First World War served in the United States Army as a private; was admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio, the same year; member of the Cincinnati City Council 1922-1926.

He was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1937); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress.

He resumed the practice of law; elected to the Seventy-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; elected to the Eighty-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1961); was not a candidate for renomination in 1960; resumed the practice of law; was a resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, until his death there on July 14, 1986; interment in Spring Grove Cemetery.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles Tatgenhorst Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd congressional district

1929–1937
Succeeded by
Herbert S. Bigelow
Preceded by
Herbert S. Bigelow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd congressional district

1939–1949
Succeeded by
Earl T. Wagner
Preceded by
Earl T. Wagner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd congressional district

1951–1961
Succeeded by
Donald D. Clancy