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Governor Thomas J. Herbert portrait
Description: Portrait of Ohio Governor Thomas J. Herbert (1894-1974). Herbert served one, two-year term as Governor, from 1947-1949. As Ohio's fifty-sixth governor, Herbert actively and successfully sought the reduction of taxes. He increased funding for public schools by approximately forty-nine million dollars and embarked on a massive road-building and paving campaign. He also earmarked nearly forty-five million dollars to assist returning World War II veterans and also called for the construction of medical facilities and the implementation of welfare-related programs across Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV105_1_39
Subjects: Ohio--Governors--Portraits; Ohio History--State and Local Government
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)