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Bricker, John William

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1986 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1893 – Bricker was born on a farm near Mount Sterling, Ohio on the 6th of September.

         – He attended The Ohio State University at Columbus, where he divided his time between the debating team and the varsity baseball team.

1916-1920 – He graduate with a B.A. from Ohio State and from its law department.

1917 – He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Columbus, Ohio.

         – Bricker served as first lieutenant and chaplain in the United States Army.

1920 – He subsequently served as solicitor for Grandview Heights, Ohio.

1923-1927 – He was Assistant Attorney General of Ohio.

1929-1932 – He was a member of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

1933-1937 – He was Attorney General of Ohio.

1944 – Bricker was the Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States, sharing the unsuccessful ticket with Presidential nominee Thomas Dewey, which lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt.

1946 – He was then elected as a Republican to the United States Senate.

1986 – He died on the 22nd of March in Columbus at the age of 92.