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Walter Hugh ALBAUGH

(1890-1942)

ALBAUGH, Walter Hugh, a Representative from Ohio; born in Phoneton, Miami County, Ohio, January 2, 1890; attended the public and high schools of his native city; was graduated from the law department of Ohio State University at Columbus in 1914; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Troy, Ohio; during the First World War served in the United States Infantry as a private unassigned, from May 28, 1918, to December 13, 1918; member of the State house of representatives 1921-1925; also engaged as a civil engineer, surveying fuel lands in Ohio and West Virginia 1910-1911; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Frank L. Kloeb and served from November 8, 1938, until January 3, 1939; was not a candidate for nomination in 1938 to the full term; resumed the practice of law in Troy, Ohio, and died there January 21, 1942; interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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