MOOREHEAD, Tom Van Horn, (1898 - 1979)


MOOREHEAD, Tom Van Horn, a Representative from Ohio; born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, April 12, 1898; attended the public schools, Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware, and George Washington University at Washington, D.C.; during the First World War served in United States Naval Aviation Corps; engaged in the real estate and insurance business in Zanesville, Ohio; member of city council and mayor of Zanesville; member of the State senate (eight terms); elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress; resided in Zanesville, Ohio, where he died October 21, 1979; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.