William B. SAXBE

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American politician

AmericanBorn William Bart SAXBE

American politician, 70th United States Attorney General

Born on June 24, 1916 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, USA , United States

Died on August 24, 2010 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, USA

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Saxbe was born in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, to Bart Rockwell and Faye "Maggie" Henry Carey Saxbe.



He received a bachelor's degree from the Ohio State University, Class of 1940, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, from 1940 to 1945.

...   Saxbe was born in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, to Bart Rockwell and Faye "Maggie" Henry Carey Saxbe.



He received a bachelor's degree from the Ohio State University, Class of 1940, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, from 1940 to 1945.



When he returned from World War II, he entered Ohio State University law school. However, while still in law school, he ran for a seat in the Ohio House of Representatives in 1947 and won. In 1948, near the end of second term, he received a law degree.



He remained in the Ohio National Guard and was on active duty during the Korean War, from 1951 to 1952. He was discharged from the reserve with the rank of colonel in 1963. He served as the Ohio House majority leader in 1951 and 1952, and as speaker of the House in 1953 and 1954.



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