Charles Henry Elston
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's first district
January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1953
|Joseph A. Dixon|
|Gordon H. Scherer|
|Born||August 1, 1891|
Marietta, Ohio, United States
|Died||September 25, 1980 (aged 89)|
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
|Resting place||Lauderdale Memorial Gardens|
|Alma mater||Y.M.C.A. Law School, Cincinnati|
Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, Elston attended the public schools of Marietta and Cincinnati, Ohio. Y.M.C.A. Law School (now known as NKU Chase College of Law), 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 from 1916 to 1936. During the First World War, he served as an aviation cadet in the aviation service of the United States Army. He also served as a 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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