: This photograph is a formal portrait of Walter Hugh Albaugh (1890-1942), member of the Ohio General Assembly House of Representatives (1922-1924). When this photograph was taken, Albaugh was in his early thirties. He has a clean-shaven, broad face. He wears two pins in his left lapel, one of which indicates that he may have been member of the Masons.
Walter Albaugh was born in Phoneton, Ohio, and attended public schools there. From 1910 to 1911 he surveyed fuel lands in Ohio and West Virginia. He then studied law at The Ohio State University and was admitted to the bar in 1914. He practiced law in Troy, Ohio. He served as a private in the United States Infantry from May to December 1918. After the war he resumed his law practice in Troy. He first was elected to the state legislature in 1921. Albaugh was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Frank L. Kloeb, but only served from November 8, 1938, until January 3, 1939. He was not a candidate for nomination in 1938 to the next full term and again resumed his law practice. He was active in many civic and fraternal organizations.
Albaugh died on January 21, 1942, and was was buried in Memorial Park, Dayton, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
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: Legislators--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Politicians; Ohio General Assembly House of Representatives; Politicians; Veterans; Miami County (Ohio) Places
: Troy (Ohio); Miami County (Ohio)