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Charles Anthony Mooney (January 5, 1879 – May 29, 1931) was a five-term U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Charles Anthony Mooney
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th district
In office
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
Preceded byWilliam Gordon
Succeeded byMiner G. Norton
In office
March 4, 1923 – May 29, 1931
Preceded byMiner G. Norton
Succeeded byMartin L. Sweeney
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 25th district
In office
January 4, 1915 – January 5, 1919
Serving with four others 1915-1917
four others 1917-1919
Preceded byfour others
Succeeded byfour others
Personal details
Born(1879-01-05)January 5, 1879
St. Marys, Ohio
DiedMay 29, 1931(1931-05-29) (aged 52)
Cleveland, Ohio
Resting placeGethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys
Political partyDemocratic

Born in St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, Mooney attended the public and Jesuit schools. He was graduated from St. Marys High School in 1895, and then engaged in the local life insurance business. He moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1910 and continued the life insurance business. He served as member of the Ohio Senate from 1915 to 1919.

Mooney was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1920, 1924, and 1928.

Mooney was elected to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1923, until his death in Cleveland, Ohio, on May 29, 1931.

He was interred in Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys, Ohio.

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SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Charles A. Mooney (id: M000887)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Gordon
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th congressional district

1919-1921
Succeeded by
Miner G. Norton
Preceded by
Miner G. Norton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th congressional district

1923-1931
Succeeded by
Martin L. Sweeney