STANTON, James Vincent, (1932 - )


Campaign card (detail), 1904, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

STANTON, James Vincent, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 27, 1932; graduated from Holy Name High School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1949; United States Air Force, 1950-1954; A.B., University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 1958; J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, 1961; A.M.P., Harvard University Business School, Cambridge, Mass., 1984; member of the Ohio bar in 1961; lawyer, private practice; member of the Cleveland, Ohio, city council, 1959-1970, serving as president from 1964 to 1970; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1976, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., 1977-1981; executive vice president of Delaware North Companies in Buffalo, N.Y., 1981-1988; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., in 1988; is a resident of Potomac, Md.