James Joyce (congressman)

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James Joyce
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Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Ohio's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1909 March 3, 1911
Preceded by Beman Gates Dawes
Succeeded by George White
Member of the OhioHouseofRepresentatives
from the Guernsey County district
In office
January 6, 1896 December 31, 1899
Preceded byNathan H. Barber
Succeeded byWilliam L. Simpson
Personal details
Born(1870-07-02)July 2, 1870
Cumberland, Ohio
DiedMarch 25, 1931(1931-03-25) (aged 60)
Cambridge, Ohio
Resting placeNorthwood Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater Cincinnati Law School

James Joyce (July 2, 1870 March 25, 1931) was an American attorney, educator, and politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio's 15th congressional district.

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Early life and education

Born in Cumberland, Ohio, Joyce attended public schools. He taught school in Cumberland and Pleasant City, Ohio, and also studied law. He entered the Cincinnati Law School in 1891 and was graduated in 1892. He was admitted to the bar at Columbus, Ohio, on March 3, 1892.

Career

He served as the superintendent of the Senecaville (Ohio) High School 18931895. He began the active practice of law in Cambridge, Ohio, in 1895. He served as member of the Ohio House of Representatives 18961900. Hee served as delegate to the 1904 Republican National Convention.

Joyce was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first Congress (March 4, 1909 March 3, 1911). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Cambridge, Ohio. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election as associate justice of the Ohio Supreme Court in 1916.

Death

Joyce died in Cambridge, Ohio, March 25, 1931. He was interred in the mausoleum in Northwood Cemetery.

Sources

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates  public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov .

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Beman G. Dawes
U.S. Representative from Ohio's 15th Congressional District
1909-1911
Succeeded by
George White

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