David Short DENNISON, Congress, OH (1918-2001)


DENNISON, David Short, a Representative from Ohio; born in Poland, Mahoning County, Ohio, July 29, 1918; graduated from Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio, 1936; Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 1940; Western Reserve University Law School (now Case Western Reserve University), Cleveland, Ohio, 1945; lawyer, private practice; American Field Service, 1942-1943; special counsel for Warren, Ohio, 1950-1951; special assistant to Ohio state attorney general, 1953-1956; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1959); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-sixth Congress in 1958 and for election to the Eighty-seventh Congress in 1960; consultant to the Civil Rights Commission, Washington, D.C., 1959; member of the Federal Trade Commission, 1970-1974; business executive; died on September 21, 2001, in Warren, Ohio.

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