John William Boehne, Jr

John William Boehne, Jr

Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Death 5 Jul 1973 (aged 78)
Irvington, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Section: 17, Lot: 3, Grave: 5
Memorial ID 6417220 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born the son of Congressman John William Boehne, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin, in 1918 and served as a Sergeant in the Ordnance Corps, U.S. Army, during World War I. After the war, he was secretary and treasurer of the Indiana Stove Works, (1920-31). In 1931, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1943. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was a corporation tax counselor in Washington, D.C., (1943-57).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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