Greg J. Holbrock

Greg John Holbrock ( born June 21, 1906 in Hamilton, Ohio; † September 4, 1992 ) was an American politician. Between 1941 and 1943 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Greg Holbrock attended St. Xavier High School and studied at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana after. This was followed up in 1928 to study philosophy at Xavier University in Cincinnati. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Cincinnati and his 1932 was admitted as a lawyer, he began to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1940 Holbrock in the third electoral district of Ohio was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican Harry N. Routzohn on January 3, 1941. Since he has not been confirmed in 1942, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 1943. This was marked by the events of the Second World War.

After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Greg Holbrock served 1943-1946 in the U.S. Navy. In the years 1948 and 1960, he participated as a delegate to the respective Democratic National Conventions, to which Harry S. Truman and later John F. Kennedy was nominated as the presidential candidate. From 1950 to 1966 he was district chairman of the Democrats in Butler County. He died on 4 September 1992 in his hometown of Hamilton, where he was also buried.