William B. Saxbe Papers
219 cubic feet
Provenance: The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society acquired the William 8.
Saxbe Papers as a g i f t of William B. Saxbe, Mechanicsburg, Ohio,
i n July 1979. S h e r r i l l Dryden- Baird prepared the inventory i n
Property r i g h t s : The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society owns the property
r i g h t s t o t h i s c o l l e c t i o n .
Copyrights: William B. Saxbe has dedicated such copyrights as
he possesses i n these papers to the public. Consideration of a l l
other copyrights i s t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y of the author and publisher.
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of the Ohio ~ i s t o r i c a lS ociety.
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c o l l e c t i o n number and the Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society i n a l l footnote
and b i b l i o g r a p h i c r e f e r e n c e s ,
William B. Saxbe Chronology
1916 JUN 24 Born in Mechanicsburg, Ohio
1940 SEPT 1 4 Married Adrath Louise Kleinhans; children:
William Bart, J u l i e t Louise, Charles Rockwell
1940 A. B. Ohio S t a t e University
1940- 1942 Served with 107th Cav. AUS
1942- 1945 Served with USMF
1947- 1954 Member, Ohio House of Representatives
1948 LL. B Ohio S t a t e University; admitted t o Ohio bar
1948- 1955 ~ r a c t i c e h law i n Mechanicsburg, Ohio 1
1951- 1952 Majority leader, Ohio House of Representatives
1953- 1954 Speaker of the Ohio House of Representa t ives
1963- 1968 Ohio attorney general
1969- 1974 U. S. Senator from Ohio
1974 U, S. attorney general
1975 U. S. ambassador to India \
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