POLITICAL NOTES: Maverick's Choice

POLITICAL NOTES Frank John Lausche, 58, is the only governor Ohioans have elected for a fourth term. Last week, in a decision which set off speculation that he would run for President in 1956, Democrat Lausche announced his candidacy in next year's election for a fifth two-year term.

Lausche's alternative was to swap places on the ticket with Senator Thomas A. Burke, the man he appointed to the late Robert A. Taft's seat, giving Burke a chance for the governorship. But the political dangers of giving up his secure position in Columbus loomed large in Frank Lausche's mind. In 1956, as...

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