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Warren Joseph Duffey (January 24, 1886 – July 7, 1936) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Warren Joseph Duffey
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1933 – July 7, 1936
Preceded byWilbur M. White
Succeeded byJohn F. Hunter
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Lucas County district
In office
January 6, 1913 – January 3, 1915
Serving with Lawrence F. Conway
W. T. Colter
James Nye
Preceded byW. T. Colter
Myer Geleerd
Frank Hillencamp
M. J. Jenkins
Succeeded byC. A. Benedict
William E. Entemann
Joseph O. Eppstein
Harry S. Fox
Personal details
Born(1886-01-24)January 24, 1886
Toledo, Ohio
DiedJuly 7, 1936(1936-07-07) (aged 50)
Toledo, Ohio
Resting placeCalvary Cemetery, Toledo
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materSt. John's, Toledo
University of Michigan Law School

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Duffey attended the public schools.

Duffey graduated from St. John's University in Toledo, Ohio, in 1908 and from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1911. Duffey was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced the practice of law in Toledo, Ohio.

Duffey served in the Ohio House of Representatives in 1913 and 1914 and as a member of the Toledo City Council in 1917 and 1918. He served as chairman of the Lucas County Democratic central committee from 1919 and 1932 and was a delegate to the 1932 Democratic National Convention.

Duffey was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1933, until his death. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1936.

Duffey died in Toledo, Ohio on July 7, 1936. He is interred in Calvary Cemetery.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Warren J. Duffey (id: D000517)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Wilbur M. White
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th congressional district

March 4, 1933–July 7, 1936
Succeeded by
John F. Hunter