Albert David BAUMHART, Jr., Congress, OH (1908-2001)


BAUMHART, Albert David, Jr., a Representative from Ohio; born in Vermilion, Erie County, Ohio, June 15, 1908; attended the public schools; Ohio University, Athens, A.B. and M.A., 1931; publishing house representative at Vermilion, Ohio, 1932-1939; member of the Ohio state senate, 1937-1940; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh Congress (January 3, 1941-September 2, 1942); resigned to accept a commission in the United States Navy on September 2, 1942; discharged as a lieutenant commander, January 17, 1946; member of the public relations staff of Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp., Toledo, Ohio, 1946-1953; director, Republican National Committee in 1953 and 1954; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fourth, Eighty-fifth, and Eighty-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1955-January 3, 1961); was not a candidate for renomination in 1960; delegate to 1968 Republican National Convention; engaged as public relations consultant; died on January 23, 2001, in Lorain, Ohio; interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion, Ohio.

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