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Timothy Thomas ANSBERRY

(1871-1943)

ANSBERRY, Timothy Thomas, a Representative from Ohio; born in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio, December 24, 1871; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind., in June 1893; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Defiance, Ohio; justice of the peace 1893-1895; prosecuting attorney of Defiance County 1895-1903; was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1907, until January 9, 1915, when he resigned to accept a judicial position; chairman, Committee on Elections No. 1 (Sixty-second Congress); appointed associate judge of the Ohio Court of Appeals, in which capacity he served until his resignation in 1916; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at San Francisco in 1920 and at New York in 1924; moved to Washington, D.C., in 1916 and engaged in the practice of law until his death; died in New York City, July 5, 1943; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

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

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