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Arthur William Aleshire

  • Birth 15 Feb 1900 Luray, Page County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 11 Mar 1940 Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 8079224

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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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8079224
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : 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 .