BREHM, Walter Ellsworth, (1892 - 1971)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BREHM, Walter Ellsworth, a Representative from Ohio; born in Somerset, Perry County, Ohio, May 25, 1892; attended the public schools, Boston (Mass.) University, and Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware, Ohio; was graduated from the Ohio State University Dental School at Columbus in 1917; worked in steel mills, rubber factories, and oil fields after graduation from high school; member of Company D, Seventh Regiment, Ohio Infantry, 1908-1913; engaged in the practice of dentistry in Logan, Ohio, 1921-1942; treasurer of the Republican executive committee of Hocking County, Logan City Council, 1936-1938; served in the State house of representatives 1938-1942; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; resumed the practice of dentistry and affiliated with a dental supply company after retirement from active practice; resided in Columbus, Ohio, until his death there August 24, 1971.