Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Hollister, John Baker

Hollister, John Baker, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 7, 1890; attended the public schools, and St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H.; was graduated from Yale University, New Haven, Conn., in 1911; attended the University of Munich, Germany, in 1911 and 1912, and was graduated from Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Mass., in 1915; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio; during the First World War attended reserve officers’ training camp and taught at the Heavy Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Va.; appointed on August 15, 1917, a first lieutenant in the United States Army and served overseas as captain of Battery B, Forty-sixth Artillery Corps, later being in command of the Third Battalion of his regiment; on detached service with American Relief Administration under Herbert Hoover, January to June 1919, in Poland and Lithuania, from which he was discharged June 15, 1919, at Gievres, France; after the war resumed the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio; director of various financial and manufacturing corporations; member of the Cincinnati Board of Education 1921-1929; served as trustee of the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Cincinnati National History Museum, the Cincinnati Orphan Asylum, and the Colored Industrial School; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Nicholas Longworth; reelected to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses and served from November 3, 1931, to January 3, 1937; was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Philadelphia in 1940; is a resident of Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Hollister, John Baker," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1324 Original Sources, accessed February 9, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95BXKV4EKJD79FJ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Hollister, John Baker." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1324, Original Sources. 9 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95BXKV4EKJD79FJ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Hollister, John Baker' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1324. Original Sources, retrieved 9 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95BXKV4EKJD79FJ.