ANDERSON, Carl Carey, (1877 - 1912)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

ANDERSON, Carl Carey, a Representative from Ohio; born in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio, December 2, 1877; moved to Sandusky County in 1881 with his parents, who settled in Fremont; attended the common schools; became employed as a traveling salesman; moved to Fostoria, Seneca County, and engaged in the manufacture of underwear; elected mayor of Fostoria, Ohio, in 1905 and again in 1907, on each occasion for a term of two years; president of the city hospital board and director in a number of manufacturing enterprises; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses and served from March 4, 1909, until his death in an automobile accident near Fostoria, Ohio, October 1, 1912; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio.