Arthur P. Lamneck

Arthur Philip Lamneck ( born March 12, 1880 in Port Washington, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, † April 23, 1944 in Columbus, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1931 and 1939 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Arthur Lamneck attended the public schools of his home and thereafter until 1897, the Port Washington High School. Between 1907 and 1929 he worked in Columbus in the metal industry. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1913 and 1921 he was a member of the city council of Columbus, and in 1924 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York.

In the congressional elections of 1930 was Lamneck the twelfth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Republican John C. Speaks on March 4, 1931. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until January 3rd, 1939 four legislative sessions. These were initially shaped by the events of the Great Depression. Since 1933, many of the New Deal legislation of the Roosevelt administration were adopted. In 1935, the provisions of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution were first applied, after which the term of the Congress ends, or begins on January 3.

1938 Arthur Lamneck was not re-elected. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he worked in the coal trade. In 1940, he sought unsuccessfully to return to Congress. Three years later, he ran again without success in the primaries of his party for the office of mayor of Columbus. He died on April 23, 1944, and was buried in his birthplace of Port Washington.