|Oil on canvas, Robert Doblhoff, 1930, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives |
LONGWORTH, Nicholas, (nephew of Bellamy Storer),
a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 5,
1869; attended the Franklin School in Cincinnati, and was graduated from
Harvard University in 1891; spent one year at Harvard Law School and was
graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1894; was admitted to the bar in
1894 and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio; member of the board of
education of Cincinnati in 1898; member of the State house of representatives
in 1899 and 1900; served in the State senate 1901-1903; elected as a Republican
to the Fifty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March
3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third
Congress; elected to the Sixty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses
and served from March 4, 1915, until his death; majority leader (Sixty-eighth
Congress), Speaker of the House of Representatives (Sixty-ninth through
Seventy-first Congresses); died in Aiken, S.C., while on a visit, April 9,
1931; interment in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
BibliographyDe Chambrun, Clara Longworth.
The Making of Nicholas Longworth; Annals of an American
Family. New York: Ray Long and Richard R. Smith, Inc., 1933. Reprint,
Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, .