Dow Watters Harter

Dow Watters Harter

Birth
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 4 Sep 1971 (aged 86)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
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U.S. Congressman. Educated at the University of Michigan, he graduated from the law department of the same university in 1907, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Akron, Ohio, in 1911. He was first assistant prosecuting attorney of Summit County, Ohio, (1914-16) a member of the Ohio State House of Representatives, (1919-20) and U.S. Commissioner at Akron, Ohio, (1918-26). In 1933, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1943. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he practiced law in the District of Columbia, (1943-65) and later died in retirement.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6882836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dow Watters Harter (2 Jan 1885–4 Sep 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6882836, citing Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .