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William Emil Hess
Birth: Feb. 13, 1898
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1986
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he attended the University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Law School. During World War I, he served in the United States Army as a private. Hess was admitted to the bar in Ohio in 1919 and practiced as an attorney in Cincinnati until he became a member of the Cincinnati City Council in 1922 and served for four years. Elected as a Republican to represent Ohio's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1929 to 1937. He was unsuccessful as a candidate for reelection in 1936 and resumed his law profession until he was elected to Congress again in 1938 and served from 1939 to 1949. He lost his bid for reelection in 1948, and in 1950, he was elected to Congress again, and served from 1951 to 1961. He retired from politics and did not become a candidate for reelection in 1960. Hess served 14 complete terms in Congress. He died at his residence in Cincinnati in 1986 when he was 88 years old. (bio by: K Guy) 
 
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 Parents:
  William F Hess (____ - 1947)
  Rose Hess (____ - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Stella Hess (____ - 1964)
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 123, Lot 48, Grave 9
 
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Record added: Oct 23, 2002
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William Emil Hess
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William Emil Hess
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