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James A. Rhodes

James A. RhodesAKA James Allan Rhodes

Born: 13-Sep-1909
Birthplace: Coalton, OH
Died: 4-Mar-2001
Location of death: Columbus, OH [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, OH

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Governor of Ohio

Ordered the National Guard to Kent State University in 1970.

[1] Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH.

Father: James L. Rhodes (coal miner, d. 1918 influenza)
Mother: Susan Howe
Sister: Garnet Rhodes Ewing
Sister: Ardella Rhodes Graves ("Della")
Wife: Helen Rawlins (m. 1941, d. 9-Dec-1987, three daughters)
Daughter: Suzanne Moore
Daughter: Saundra Jacob
Daughter: Sharon Markham

    High School: Springfield South High School, Springfield, OH
Ohio State University (attended 1930-32)

    Governor of Ohio (13-Jan-1975 to 10-Jan-1983)
    Governor of Ohio (14-Jan-1963 to 11-Jan-1971)
    Ohio State Auditor (1953-63)
    Mayor of Columbus (1944-52)
    Friends of John Boehner
    Sued by the ACLU over Kent State (May-1972)
    Pied banana cream, Ohio State Fair (1977)

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