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 Oliver Payne Bolton

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Birth
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death
13 Dec 1972 (aged 55)
Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID
9955650 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Milton Academy Massachusetts, in 1935, Harvard College, in 1939 and was a member of the 170th Cavalry, Ohio National Guard, (1939-41). During World War II, he served on the staff of C-2 section V Amphibious Corps, U.S. Marines, in the Pacific Theatre. After the war, he attended the Western Reserve University Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1947 and began a law practice in Cleveland, Ohio. He was chairman of Ohio Young Republicans, (1948-51), plus publisher of Lake County News Herald and the Daily Reporter. In 1953, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third and to the Eighty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1957 and elected to the Eighty-eighth Congress, serving (1963-65). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was a partner with investment bankers, Prescott, Merrill, Turben & Company until his death at age 55.

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Milton Academy Massachusetts, in 1935, Harvard College, in 1939 and was a member of the 170th Cavalry, Ohio National Guard, (1939-41). During World War II, he served on the staff of C-2 section V Amphibious Corps, U.S. Marines, in the Pacific Theatre. After the war, he attended the Western Reserve University Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1947 and began a law practice in Cleveland, Ohio. He was chairman of Ohio Young Republicans, (1948-51), plus publisher of Lake County News Herald and the Daily Reporter. In 1953, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third and to the Eighty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1957 and elected to the Eighty-eighth Congress, serving (1963-65). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was a partner with investment bankers, Prescott, Merrill, Turben & Company until his death at age 55.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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