Earl R. Lewis

Earl Ramage Lewis ( born February 22, 1887 Richland Township, Ohio; † February 1, 1956 in Wheeling, West Virginia ) was an American politician of the Republican Party. From January 3, 1939 to January 3, 1941 and January 3, 1943 to January 3, 1949, he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 18th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Lewis was born in Richland Township. He attended the schools. In 1914, he completed his law degree at Case Western Reserve University. In the same year he was admitted to the bar. In St. Clairsville, he was henceforth operate in a separate office. From 1927 to 1928 he was the first member of the State Senate. From 1931 to 1934 he sat again in the state Senate and was at this time president pro tempore. He has also worked in leadership of the Republicans.

After his time in the Senate of Ohio Lewis was born in 1938 elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. His reelection in 1940 was not successful. He did this based on its predecessor, Lawrence E. Imhoff, leave. Already in 1942, he regained the seat again. In 1948 he lost his seat final, this time to Wayne Hays. After leaving the House, he worked as a lawyer again.

Lewis died in 1956 in Wheeling in the State of West Virginia. He was buried in the Union Cemetery at St. Clairsville.