Warren J. Duffey

Warren Joseph Duffey ( born January 24, 1886 in Toledo, Ohio; † July 7, 1936 ) was an American politician. Between 1933 and 1936 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Warren Duffey attended the public schools of his home and then the St. John's University, also in Toledo. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and his 1911 was admitted as a lawyer in Toledo, 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 years 1913 and 1914 he was a member of the House of Representatives from Ohio; 1917 to 1918 he sat on the city council of Toledo. Between 1919 and 1932 he was district chairman of the Democrats in Lucas County. In 1932 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in part, was nominated on the Franklin D. Roosevelt as a presidential candidate.

In the congressional elections of 1932, Duffey was the ninth election district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican Wilbur M. White on March 4, 1933. After a re-election he was able to implement his mandate in Congress until his death on July 7, 1936. During his time in Congress, the first of the New Deal legislation of the Federal Government there were passed under President Roosevelt. 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.

In 1936, Duffey has not been nominated by his party for re-election. But that was due to his death four months before the elections anyway meaningless. Warren Duffey was buried in his home town of Toledo.