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Ken Berry
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 19th district

In office
January 12, 1972-December 31, 1972
Preceded by James K. Leedy
Succeeded by Tom Van Meter
Personal details
Born (1916-10-10)October 10, 1916
Coshocton, Ohio, United States
Died April 26, 2003(2003-04-26) (aged 86)[1]
Coschocton, Ohio, United States
Political party Republican

Kenneth French Berry (October 10, 1916 – April 26, 2003) was a member of the Ohio General Assembly. He served the 19th District of the Ohio Senate in 1972. He lost the primary election, and thus served less than a year after being appointed.[2]

Early life and military service[edit | edit source]

Berry attended Ohio Wesleyan University and University of Michigan Law School.[3] Berry joined the United States Army on February 18, 1942.[4] He was a veteran of World War II. Served over 4 years in the Armed Services including 42 months overseas. Served in Papaun, Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea, Netherland East Indies and Philippine Campaigns.[5] He achieved the rank of first lieutenant.[6]

References[edit | edit source]

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  2. http://www.coshoctonfoundation.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=21&Itemid=36
  3. "Personalities in and around Coshocton: Kenneth Berry", The Coshocton Ohio Tribune, September 21, 1954, page 4.
  4. "Index Record for Kenneth F Berry WWII Army Enlistment Records", (Army Serial Number 35276221), Fold3 by Ancestry.com website. Retrieved December 1, 2020.
  5. "State Senator Kenneth F. Berry Is Cabdidate For Re-Election", The Daily Reporter, Dover, Ohio, October 29, 1964, page 21.
  6. "Lt. Kenneth Berry to Resume Law Practice Here", The Coshocton Tribune, volume 37, number 157, February 4, 1946, page 1.

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