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Charles Ellis Moore (January 3, 1884 – April 2, 1941) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Charles Ellis Moore
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in 1923
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1933
Preceded byGeorge White
Succeeded byRobert T. Secrest
Personal details
Born(1884-01-03)January 3, 1884
Middlebourne, Ohio
DiedApril 2, 1941(1941-04-02) (aged 57)
Cambridge, Ohio
Resting placeNorthwood Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma materMount Union College
Muskingum College
Moritz College of Law

Born near Middlebourne, Ohio, Moore attended the common schools and Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio. He taught school in Oxford Township, Ohio. He then graduated from Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, in 1907 and from the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University at Columbus in 1910. He was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Cambridge, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney of Guernsey County 1914-1918.

Moore was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress. He was one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1926 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against George W. English, judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois. He resumed the practice of law in Cambridge, Ohio. He also engaged in the banking business. He died in Cambridge, Ohio, April 2, 1941. He was interred in Northwood Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "C. Ellis Moore (id: M000894)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George White
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
Robert T. Secrest