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Victor Heintz

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Preceded by  Alfred G. Allen
Battles/wars  World War I
Political party  Republican Party
Allegiance  United States
Name  Victor Heintz
Role  U.S. representative
Battles and wars  World War I
Rank  Captain

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Born  November 20, 1876 Grayville, Illinois (1876-11-20)
Resting place  Armstrong Hill Cemetery, Indian Hill, Ohio
Died  December 27, 1968, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Awards  Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Croix de guerre 1914–1918

Service/branch  United States Army
Education  University of Cincinnati
Succeeded by  Ambrose E. B. Stephens

Victor Heintz (November 20, 1876 – December 27, 1968) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio and highly decorated veteran of World War I.

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Born on a farm near Grayville, Illinois, Heintz attended the public schools. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1896 and from its law department in 1899. He was admitted to the bar in 1898 and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio. He served six years in the Cavalry and Infantry of the Ohio National Guard.

Heintz was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1917 - March 4, 1919). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1918. During the First World War, he absented himself from the House and was commissioned a captain in the One Hundred and Forty-seventh Regiment, United States Infantry, on August 4, 1917. He went overseas June 22, 1918, and served until the end of the war. Decorated with the Distinguished Service Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, and the Croix de Guerre.

He served as vice president and secretary of Ohio Valley Real Estate Co..

He resumed the practice of law until his retirement in 1961.

He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, December 27, 1968. He was interred in Armstrong Chapel Cemetery, Indian Hill, Ohio.


  •   Distinguished Service Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster
  •   Silver Star
  •   Croix de guerre
  •   Purple Heart
  • References

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