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Homer Alonzo RAMEY

(1891-1960)

RAMEY, Homer Alonzo, a Representative from Ohio; born on a farm near Sparta, South Bloomfield Township, Morrow County, Ohio, March 2, 1891; attended the grade and high schools; was graduated from Park College, Parkville, Mo., in 1913 and from the law school of Ohio Northern University at Ada in 1916; was admitted to the bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Put-in-Bay, Ohio; member of the State house of representatives 1920-1924; served in the State senate in 1925 and 1926; judge of the municipal court of Toledo, Ohio, 1926-1943; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress and for election in 1950 to the Eighty-second Congress; appointed in 1949 and subsequently elected judge of the municipal court of Toledo and served in that capacity until his death in Toledo, Ohio, April 13, 1960; interment in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.

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

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