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James Kennedy (congressman)

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Preceded by  Robert Walker Tayler
Resigned  March 3, 1911
Succeeded by  John J. Whitacre

Role  Congressman
Name  James Kennedy
Resting place  Poland
James Kennedy (congressman)
Born  September 3, 1853 Lowellville, Ohio (1853-09-03)
Died  November 9, 1928, Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Political party  Democratic Party, Republican Party

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James Kennedy (September 3, 1853 – November 9, 1928) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Lowellville, Ohio, Kennedy prepared for college at Poland Union Seminary, in Ohio, and graduated from Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, in 1876. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in March 1879. Kennedy commenced to practice law in Youngstown, Ohio, where he also served as a member of the city council from April 1886 to November 1888. In 1894, he served as chairman of the Republican State convention at Steubenville, Ohio, in 1894.

Kennedy was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1911). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1910, to the Sixty-second Congress. He resumed the practice of his profession in Youngstown.

Kennedy became affiliated with the Democratic Party in 1916. He was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election in 1926, to the Seventieth Congress. He died in Youngstown on November 9, 1928, and was interred in Riverside Cemetery, Poland, Ohio.


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