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Bricker, John William (John)

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1986 AD, at 92 years of age.

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.


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