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Daniel S. Earhart

Daniel Scofield Earhart
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's At-large district
In office
November 3, 1936 – January 3, 1937
Serving with Stephen M. Young
Preceded by Charles V. Truax
Stephen M. Young
Succeeded by John McSweeney
Harold G. Mosier
Personal details
Born (1907-05-28)May 28, 1907
Columbus, Ohio
Died January 2, 1976(1976-01-02) (aged 68)
Columbus, Ohio
Resting place Green Lawn Cemetery
Political party Democratic

Daniel Scofield Earhart (May 28, 1907 - January 2, 1976) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.


Born in Columbus, Ohio, May 28, 1907, Earhart attended the public schools, and the College of Engineering of Ohio State University at Columbus. He was graduated from the Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University, in 1928. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Columbus, Ohio.

Earhart was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Charles V. Truax and served from November 3, 1936, to January 3, 1937. He was not a candidate for election in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He served as member of the Officers' Reserve Corps 1928-1941. Ordered to active service in the Infantry with rank of captain on May 26, 1941. Transferred to the Army Air Forces with rank of major. He was promoted to lieutenant colonel and was relieved of active duty on February 24, 1946. Commissioned lieutenant colonel in the Ohio Air National Guard in 1948. Recalled to active Federal military service September 2, 1951, and served until September 7, 1953, as commanding officer, deputy commander, and operations officer of the One Hundred and Fifty-fifth Tactical Control Group, United States Air Force, building up NATO tactical air control facilities in western Europe. He resumed the practice of law. Resided in Columbus, Ohio, where he died January 2, 1976. Cremated. Ashes interred in Green Lawn Cemetery.


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