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  Ashley, Thomas W.L.
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NameThomas W.L. Ashley
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Maumee, Ohio , United States
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Born January 11, 1923
DiedJune 15, 2010 (87 years)
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Infoborn in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 11, 1923; attended the Monroe and Glenwood elementary schools, and Kent School, Kent, Conn., 1939-1942; during the Second World War served in the United States Army as a corporal with service in the Pacific Theater of Operations 1943-1945; was graduated from Yale University in 1948; associated with Toledo Publicity and Efficiency Commission in 1948; studied law in evening classes at the University of Toledo Law School; graduated from Ohio State University Law School at Columbus in 1951; was admitted to the bar in 1951 and commenced the practice of law in Whitehouse and Toledo, Ohio; in 1952 joined the staff of Radio Free Europe, serving in Europe as codirector of the press section and later as assistant director of special projects, resigning March 1, 1954; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1955-January 3, 1981); chairman, Select Committee on Energy (Ad Hoc) (Ninety-fifth Congress), Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Ninety-sixth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; founder and since 1981 president of a legal and congressional consulting firm in Washington, D.C.; is a resident of Washington.


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Jun 15, 2010 08:00pm Obituary THOMAS LUDLOW ASHLEY, 1923-2010; Former Congressman Ashley dies at age 87; known as 'Mr. Housing'  Article RMF 

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  11/04/1980 OH District 9 Lost 40.09% (-15.87%)
  11/07/1978 OH District 9 Won 63.39% (+33.04%)
  11/02/1976 OH District 9 Won 54.20% (+10.19%)
  06/08/1976 OH District 09 - D Primary Won 70.51% (+41.02%)
  11/05/1974 OH District 9 Won 52.83% (+5.65%)
  05/07/1974 OH District 9 - D Primary Won 78.94% (+67.84%)
  11/07/1972 OH District 9 Won 69.10% (+38.20%)
  05/02/1972 OH District 09 - D Primary Won 89.13% (+78.25%)
  11/03/1970 OH District 9 Won 70.92% (+41.83%)
  05/05/1970 OH District 09 - D Primary Won 87.47% (+74.94%)
  11/05/1968 OH District 9 Won 57.40% (+14.80%)
  05/07/1968 OH District 09 - D Primary Won 80.87% (+70.15%)
  11/08/1966 OH District 9 Won 60.76% (+21.52%)
  05/03/1966 OH District 09 - D Primary Won 87.90% (+75.80%)
  11/03/1964 OH District 9 Won 62.90% (+25.79%)
  11/06/1962 OH District 9 Won 57.35% (+14.71%)
  11/08/1960 OH District 9 Won 56.87% (+13.74%)
  05/03/1960 OH District 09 - D Primary Won 73.77% (+47.53%)
  11/04/1958 OH District 9 Won 61.60% (+23.20%)
  05/06/1958 OH District 9 - D Primary Won 66.04% (+32.08%)
  11/06/1956 OH District 9 Won 55.25% (+10.50%)
  11/02/1954 OH District 9 Won 36.43% (+2.87%)
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