HEINTZ, Victor, (1876 - 1968)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

HEINTZ, Victor, a Representative from Ohio; born on a farm near Grayville, White County, Ill., November 20, 1876; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1896 and from its law department in 1899; was admitted to the bar in 1898 and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio; served six years in the Cavalry and Infantry of the Ohio National Guard; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1919); was not a candidate for renomination in 1918; during the First World War absented himself from the House and was commissioned a captain in the One Hundred and Forty-seventh Regiment, United States Infantry, on August 4, 1917; went overseas June 22, 1918, and served until the end of the war; decorated with the Distinguished Service Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, and the Croix de Guerre; vice president and secretary of Ohio Valley Real Estate Co.; resumed the practice of law until his retirement in 1961; died in Cincinnati, Ohio, December 27, 1968; interment in Armstrong Chapel Cemetery, Indian Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio.