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James W. Huffman

Born: Sep 13, 1894

Death: May 20, 1980

Birthplace: Chandlersville

Nationality: United States

James W. Huffman

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1894
Date of Death : May 20, 1980
Birth Place : Chandlersville

James Wylie Huffman was a Democratic Party politician from Ohio. He represented Ohio in the United States Senate from 1945 until 1946. Born in Chandlersville, Muskingum County, Ohio, Huffman graduated from law school at the University of Chicago in 1922 and began practicing law in Illinois. He returned to Ohio a year later. In 1944, Huffman ran for the Democratic nomination for Ohio governor, but he came in third. After serving in various capacities to the state government, Huffman was appointed to the Senate to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Harold H. Burton. He served from October 8, 1945 to November 5, 1946, when a special election was held to choose a successor to fill the remainder of the term.

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