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John Levi Cable

  • Birth 15 Apr 1884 Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 15 Sep 1971 Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 29
  • Memorial ID 7097517

U.S. Congressman. Born the great-grandson of U.S. Congressman Joseph Cable, he attended Kenyon College, in 1906, graduated from the law department of George Washington University Washington, D.C., in 1909, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Lima, Ohio. He was prosecuting attorney of Allen County, (1917-21). In 1921, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1925. He was again elected to the elected to the Seventy-first Congress and Seventy-second Congress, serving (1929-33). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law, was special assistant to attorney general of Ohio, (1933-37), special counsel to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in the liquidation of the Lima First American Bank & Trust Company and served as a Government appeal agent of Selective Service Board No. 2, Lima, Ohio, (1948-60). He also was an author and publisher, until his death at age 87.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 20 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7097517
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Levi Cable (15 Apr 1884–15 Sep 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7097517, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .