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 Arthur William Aleshire

Arthur William Aleshire

Birth
Luray, Page County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Mar 1940 (aged 40)
Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
Burial Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 8079224 · View Source
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US Congressman. From age 12 he was raised on a farm near Springfield, Ohio, and initially worked in the railroad and dairy industries. In 1923 his legs were paralyzed in a farming accident and he was confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Aleshire operated a gas station and a grocery store in Springfield before winning election as a Democrat to the US House of Representatives; he represented Ohio's 7th District from January 3, 1937 to January 3, 1939. He was defeated for a second term in 1938 and afterwards returned to Springfield, where he died at 40.

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  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8079224
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur William Aleshire (15 Feb 1900–11 Mar 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8079224, citing Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .