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

During the 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 please 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 from 1945 to 1947 and from 1949 to 1953.

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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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