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|office1= 48th & 50th [[Lieutenant Governor of Ohio]]
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|term1=January 8, 1945 – January 13, 1947<br>January 10, 1949 – January 12, 1953
 
|term1=January 8, 1945 – January 13, 1947<br>January 10, 1949 – January 12, 1953
 
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|predecessor1= [[Paul M. Herbert]] (first term)<br>Paul M. Herbert (second term)
 
|predecessor1= [[Paul M. Herbert]] (first term)<br>Paul M. Herbert (second term)
 
|successor1= Paul M. Herbert (first term)<br>[[John William Brown]] (second term)
 
|successor1= Paul M. Herbert (first term)<br>[[John William Brown]] (second term)
|party=[[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]]
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|birth_name=George Dewey Nye
 
|birth_name=George Dewey Nye
 
|birth_date={{birth date|1898|8|6}}
 
|birth_date={{birth date|1898|8|6}}
 
|birth_place=[[Waverly, Ohio]]
 
|birth_place=[[Waverly, Ohio]]
 
|death_date={{death date and age|1969|1|27|1898|8|6}}
 
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|restingplace=Evergreen Union Cemetery, Waverly, Ohio
 
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'''George Dewey Nye''' (August 6, 1898 &ndash; January 27, 1969), born in [[Waverly, Ohio]], was an American politician of the [[United States Democratic Party|Democratic]] party.
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'''George Dewey Nye''' (August 6, 1898 &ndash; January 27, 1969), born in [[Waverly, Ohio]], was an American politician of the Democratic party.
   
During [[World War I]], Nye served in the [[United States Navy]]. In 1928, Nye ran for a seat in the [[United States House of Representatives]], losing to incumbent Republican [[Charles C. Kearns]]. In 1929, he was elected to a common pleas court judgeship, in which he served from 1930-1937. In 1938, Nye was a member of the Ohio Democratic State Central Committee. In 1940, he served as an alternate delegate to the [[Democratic National Convention]].
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During [[World War I]], Nye served in the [[United States Navy]]. In 1928, Nye ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives, losing to incumbent Republican [[Charles C. Kearns]]. In 1929, he was elected to a common pleas court judgeship, in which he served from 1930-1937. In 1938, Nye was a member of the Ohio Democratic State Central Committee. In 1940, he served as an alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
   
In 1942 and the six succeeding elections, Nye was nominated by the Democratic party for the office of [[Lieutenant Governor of Ohio]]. He won three two-year terms to the office in two separate tenures, serving as the [[Lieutenant Governor of Ohio|48th and 50th]] Lieutenant Governor, from 1945 to 1947 and from 1949 to 1953.
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In 1942 and the six succeeding elections, Nye was nominated by the Democratic party for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Ohio. He won three two-year terms to the office in two separate tenures, serving as the 48th and 50th Lieutenant Governor, from 1945 to 1947 and from 1949 to 1953.
   
 
Nye died of complications of hip surgery in 1969 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 70.<ref>"George Nye, Former State Official, Dies", ''Van Wert Times-Bulletin'', Tuesday, January 28, 1969, Van Wert, Ohio, United States Of America</ref>
 
Nye died of complications of hip surgery in 1969 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 70.<ref>"George Nye, Former State Official, Dies", ''Van Wert Times-Bulletin'', Tuesday, January 28, 1969, Van Wert, Ohio, United States Of America</ref>
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[[Election Results, U.S. Representative from Ohio, 6th District]]
 
*[[Election Results, U.S. Representative from Ohio, 6th District]]
 
*[[Election Results, Ohio Lieutenant Governor]]
 
*[[Election Results, Ohio Lieutenant Governor]]
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George D. Nye
180px
48th & 50th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio

In office
January 8, 1945 – January 13, 1947
January 10, 1949 – January 12, 1953
Preceded by Paul M. Herbert (first term)
Paul M. Herbert (second term)
Succeeded by Paul M. Herbert (first term)
John William Brown (second term)
Personal details
Born George Dewey Nye
(1898-08-06)August 6, 1898
Waverly, Ohio
Died January 27, 1969(1969-01-27) (aged 70)
Boston, Massachusetts
Resting place Evergreen Union Cemetery, Waverly, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Leota Baker (1941–1969; his death)
Relations Dr. George B. Nye (father)

George Dewey Nye (August 6, 1898 – January 27, 1969), born in Waverly, Ohio, was an American politician of the Democratic party.

During World War I, Nye served in the United States Navy. In 1928, Nye ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives, losing to incumbent Republican Charles C. Kearns. In 1929, he was elected to a common pleas court judgeship, in which he served from 1930-1937. In 1938, Nye was a member of the Ohio Democratic State Central Committee. In 1940, he served as an alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention.

In 1942 and the six succeeding elections, Nye was nominated by the Democratic party for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Ohio. He won three two-year terms to the office in two separate tenures, serving as the 48th and 50th Lieutenant Governor, from 1945 to 1947 and from 1949 to 1953.

Nye died of complications of hip surgery in 1969 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 70.[1]

See also

  • Election Results, U.S. Representative from Ohio, 6th District
  • Election Results, Ohio Lieutenant Governor

References

  1. "George Nye, Former State Official, Dies", Van Wert Times-Bulletin, Tuesday, January 28, 1969, Van Wert, Ohio, United States Of America
Political offices
Preceded by
Paul M. Herbert
Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
1945–1947
Succeeded by
Paul M. Herbert
Preceded by
Paul M. Herbert
Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
1949–1953
Succeeded by
John W. Brown

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