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William Hanes Ayres

  • Birth 5 Feb 1916 Eagle Rock, Botetourt County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 2000 Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 30, Lot 435-RH
  • Memorial ID 7011934

U.S. Congressman. Born in Eagle Rock, Virginia, he later moved to Lorain County, Ohio, graduated from Western Reserve University, in 1936 and was a salesman for heating equipment in Akron, Ohio. During World War II, he served as a as a Private in the United States Army. After the war, he was president of the Ayres Heating & Insulation Company, Akron, Ohio. In 1951, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress and to the next nine succeeding Congresses, serving until 1971. After his final term, he resumed his position as president of the Ayres Heating & Insulation Company, Akron, Ohio. He died of heart kidney ailments at age 84 in Columbia, Maryland.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7011934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hanes Ayres (5 Feb 1916–27 Dec 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7011934, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .