STANTON, James Vincent

STANTON, James Vincent
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1932–2022

Biography

STANTON, James Vincent, A Representative from Ohio; born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 27, 1932; graduated from Holy Name High School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1949; United States Air Force, 1950-1954; A.B., University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 1958; J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, 1961; A.M.P., Harvard University Business School, Cambridge, Mass., 1984; member of the Ohio bar in 1961; lawyer, private practice; member of the Cleveland, Ohio, city council, 1959-1970, serving as president from 1964 to 1970; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1976, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., 1977-1981; executive vice president of Delaware North Companies in Buffalo, N.Y., 1981-1988; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., in 1988; died on May 2, 2022; interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Film Reel and Videoreels: 1968-1976, 2 commercials on 1 film reel and 10 commercials on 4 videoreels. The commercials were used during James Stanton's campaigns for the 1968 District 23 U.S. congressional election and the 1976 U.S. senatorial election in Ohio, Democratic Party.

Western Reserve Historical Society Library

Cleveland, OH
Papers: In the Carl Stokes Papers, 1957-1972, 104.51 linear feet. The papers contain the work of City Council President James Stanton. A register is available in the repository.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: James V. Stanton, Democratic Representative from Ohio. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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