Donald D. Clancy
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 2nd district
January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1977
|William E. Hess|
|Mayor of Cincinnati|
|Charles Phelps Taft II|
|Born||July 24, 1921|
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||June 12, 2007 (aged 85)|
Montgomery, Ohio, U.S.
|Alma mater||Xavier University|
Cincinnati Law School
In 1948, Clancy was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Cincinnati. He served on the city council from 1952 until 1960; from 1958 until 1960 he was the mayor as well as the chairman of the Cincinnati Planning Commission.
Clancy defeated current television talk show host Jerry Springer in his 1970 re-election campaign. Clancy received approximately 56% of the vote to Springer's 44%.
Beginning with the Eighty-seventh Congress, Clancy was elected to congressional office for eight consecutive terms. When he lost his bid for reelection in 1976, he resumed the practice of law in Cincinnati.
Former mayor Donald Clancy dies at age 85 Donald D. Clancy, 85, mayor of Cincinnati in the late 1950s and an eight-term U.S. congressman for Ohio's Second District died Tuesday of Parkinson's disease at his Montgomery home.