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William Harsha, Jr.

AKA William Howard Harsha, Jr.

Born: 1-Jan-1921
Birthplace: Portsmouth, OH
Died: 12-Oct-2010
Location of death: Portsmouth, OH
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery
Remains: Buried, Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, OH

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Ohio, 1961-81

Military service: USMC (WWII)

Father: W. Howard Harsha
Mother: Imogene Mathews Harsha
Brother: James B. Harsha
Wife: Rosemary Spellerberg Harsha (m. 28-Sep-1946, until his death, four sons)
Son: William H. Harsha III (judge)
Son: Mark M. Harsha
Son: Bruce B. Harsha
Son: Brian C. Harsha

    High School: Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth, OH (1939)
    University: AB, Kenyon College (1943)
    Law School: LLB, Western Reserve University (1947)

    US Congressman, Ohio 6th (1961-81)
    Ohio State Official Scioto County Prosecutor (1951-55)
    Ohio State Official Asst. City Solicitor, Portsmouth (1947-51)
    American Legion
    American Red Cross Board of Directors
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry 33rd degree
    Ohio State Bar Association
    Sigma Pi Fraternity
    US Supreme Court Bar
    Young Men's Christian Association

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