RUSSELL, Joshua Edward, (1867 - 1953)


RUSSELL, Joshua Edward, a Representative from Ohio; born near Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, on August 9, 1867; attended the common schools and Sidney High School; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Sidney; member of the city board of education in 1894 and 1895; city solicitor 1895-1899; member of the State senate 1905-1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Sidney, Ohio, June 21, 1953; interment in Graceland Cemetery.