John D. Herbert, American attorney, Died at 86

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John David Herbert was born on September 8, 1930, and died on March 27, 2017.

He was an American lawyer.

He served two terms as Ohio State Treasurer from 1963 to 1971.

Herbert was a Republican, he was the son of Thomas J. Herbert, who was Governor of Ohio from 1947 to 1949.

During 1970, he won the Republican nomination for Ohio Attorney General, but lost because of his connections to the “Crofters” scandal in which Republicans were accused of steering state investments to campaign contributors.

That scandal brought down nearly the entire Republican ticket in 1970 and helped to elect John J. Gilligan to a single term as governor.

He was a resident of Cincinnati.

Herbert was corporate counsel to the Ace Doran Hauling and Rigging Company.

John David Herbert passed away at 86 years old.

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