HIMES, Joseph Hendrix, (1885 - 1960)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

HIMES, Joseph Hendrix, a Representative from Ohio; born in New Oxford, Adams County, Pa., August 15, 1885; attended the public schools, Gettysburg College, and Pennsylvania State College; employed in the steel industry; engaged as banker; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate in 1922 for reelection to the Sixty-eighth Congress; founder, president, and chairman of the board of directors of Group Hospitalization, Inc., Washington, D.C.; engaged in various business interests in Washington, D.C., New York City, and elsewhere; died in Washington, D.C., September 9, 1960; interment in Fort Lincoln Cemetery.