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Cliff Clevenger (August 20, 1885 – December 13, 1960) was a United States Representative from Ohio. He was born on a ranch near Long Pine, Brown County, Nebraska. He moved in 1895 with his parents to Lacona, Iowa, where he attended the public schools. He engaged in the mercantile business at Marengo, Iowa, 1901–1903 and at Appleton, Wisconsin, 1904-1914. He was also president of the Clevenger Stores, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1915–1926 and manager of the F. W. Uhlman Stores, Bryan, Ohio, 1927-1938.

Cliff Clevenger
Cliff Clevenger 84th Congress 1955.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1959
Preceded byFrank C. Kniffin
Succeeded byDel Latta
Personal details
Born(1885-08-20)August 20, 1885
Brown County, Nebraska
DiedDecember 13, 1960(1960-12-13) (aged 75)
Tiffin, Ohio
Resting placeOak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican

Clevenger was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1959). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1958. He died at his home in Tiffin, Ohio in 1960.[1] He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.


External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Cliff Clevenger (id: C000515)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Frank C. Kniffin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Del Latta