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  • ID: I379372
  • Name: Oliver Payne BOLTON
  • RELA: 9th cousin 2x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 FEB 1917 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio BET 3 JAN 1953 AND 3 JAN 1957
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio BET 3 JAN 1963 AND 3 JAN 1965
  • Death: 13 DEC 1972 in Palm Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL
  • Event: Pic Oliver Payne Bolton
  • Note:
    BOLTON, Oliver Payne, (son of Chester Castle Bolton and Frances Payne Bolton and great-grandson of Henry B. Payne), a Representative from Ohio; born in Cleveland, Ohio, February 22, 1917; graduated from Milton (Mass.) Academy in 1935, Harvard College in 1939, and Western Reserve University Law School in 1947; was admitted to the bar in 1947 and began practice in Cleveland, Ohio; member of the One Hundred and Seventieth Cavalry, Ohio National Guard, 1939-1941; spent five years in the service 1941-1946, one of which was in the Pacific Theater on the staff of C-2 section of Fifth Amphibious Corps; chairman of Ohio Young Republicans in 1948 and 1949; Young Republicans national committeeman from Ohio in 1950 and 1951; publisher of Lake County News Herald, Willoughby, Ohio, and the Daily Reporter, Dover, Ohio, 1952-1963; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third and to the Eighty- fourth Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1957); was not a candidate for renomination in 1956; director of commerce, State of Ohio, from February 4 to August 2, 1957; elected to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; partner, Prescott, Merrill, Turben & Co., investment bankers, 1965- 1972; died December 13, 1972, in Palm Beach, Fla.; interment in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Chester Castle BOLTON b: 5 SEP 1882 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
    Mother: Frances Payne BINGHAM b: 29 MAR 1885 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown

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