In the Blue Room of the White House, May 25, 1961, with President John F. Kennedy
|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Ohio's 15th district
January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1963
|Preceded by||John E. Henderson|
|Succeeded by||Robert T. Secrest|
|Member of the Ohio Senate |
from the 20th district
January 3, 1967-December 31, 1968
|Preceded by||Districts Created|
|Succeeded by||Robert T. Secrest|
|Born||April 12, 1898|
|Died||October 21, 1979 81) (aged|
|Resting place||Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville|
|Alma mater|| Ohio Wesleyan University |
George Washington University
Tom Van Horn Moorehead (April 12, 1898 – October 21, 1979) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major political parties in the United States; the other is its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Of the fifty states, it is the 34th largest by area, the seventh most populous, and the tenth most densely populated. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus.
Moorehead was born in Zanesville, Ohio. He attended the public schools, Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware, Ohio, and George Washington University at Washington, D.C. During the First World War, he served in United States Naval Aviation Corps. He was engaged in the real estate and insurance business in Zanesville, and served as a member of city council and mayor of Zanesville. He was a member of the Ohio Senate serving eight terms.
Zanesville is a city in and the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. It is located 52 miles (84 km) east of Columbus. The population was 25,487 as of the 2010 census.
Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) is a private liberal arts university in Delaware, Ohio. It was founded in 1842 by Methodist leaders and Central Ohio residents as a nonsectarian institution, and is a member of the Ohio Five – a consortium of Ohio liberal arts colleges. Ohio Wesleyan has always admitted students irrespective of religion or race and maintained that the university "is forever to be conducted on the most liberal principles."
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Moorehead was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress. He resided in Zanesville, where he died October 21, 1979. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
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