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A. Victor Donahey

AKA Alvin Victor Donahey

Born: 7-Jul-1873
Birthplace: Cadwallader, OH
Died: 8-Apr-1946
Location of death: Columbus, OH
Cause of death: Illness [1]
Remains: Buried, East Avenue Cemetery, New Philadelphia, OH

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Ohio, 1923-29

[1] Histoplasmosis capsulatum, a blood disorder.

Father: John C. Donahey (farmer/teacher)
Mother: Catherine Chaney
Brother: Hal
Brother: William Donahey (cartoonist, b. 19-Oct-1883, d. 2-Feb-1970)
Wife: Mary Edith Harvey (m. 5-Jan-1897, twelve children)
Son: John W. Donahey (Lt. Gov. of Ohio)

    High School: (New Philadelphia, OH, dropped out)

    Motorists Mutual Insurance Company President
US Senator, Ohio (3-Jan-1935 to 3-Jan-1941)
    Governor of Ohio (8-Jan-1923 to 14-Jan-1929)
    Ohio State Auditor (1913-21)
    Ohio State Official Board of Education, New Philadelphia (1909-11)
    Ohio State Official County Auditor, Tuscarawas County (1905-09)
    Ohio State Official Clerk, Goshen Township (1898-1903)
    Member of the Board of Ohio National Bank, Columbus
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias
    Woodmen of the World

Author of books:
The Beak and Claws of America (1931)

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