Harold Kile CLAYPOOL, Congress, OH (1886-1958)


CLAYPOOL, Harold Kile, (son of Horatio Clifford Claypool and cousin of John Barney Peterson), a Representative from Ohio; born in Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio, June 2, 1886; attended the public schools and Ohio State University at Columbus; engaged in the publishing business at Columbus, Ohio, and published Hunter and Trader Magazine; deputy probate judge of Ross County, Ohio; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, and Seventy-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1943); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; resumed the publishing and office supply business; United States marshal for the southern district of Ohio 1944-1953; died in Chillicothe, Ohio, August 2, 1958; interment in Grandview Cemetery.

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