Charles H. Elston

Charles H. Elston

Charles Henry Elston
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's first district
In office
January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1953
Preceded by Joseph A. Dixon
Succeeded by Gordon H. Scherer
Personal details
Born (1891-08-01)August 1, 1891
Marietta, Ohio
Died September 25, 1980(1980-09-25) (aged 89)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Resting place Lauderdale Memorial Gardens
Political party Republican
Alma mater Y.M.C.A. Law School, Cincinnati

Charles Henry Elston (August 1, 1891 - September 25, 1980) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, Elston attended the public schools of Marietta and Cincinnati, Ohio. Y.M.C.A. Law School, Cincinnati, LL.B., 1914. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio. He served as assistant prosecuting attorney of Hamilton County, Ohio from 1915 to 1922. He served as member of the faculty of the Y.M.C.A. Law school 1916-1936. During the First World War served as an aviation cadet in the aviation service of the United States Army. He served as member of the Hamilton County Charter Commission.

Elston was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1953). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1952. He resumed the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he died September 25, 1980. He was interred in Lauderdale Memorial Gardens, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.



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