CARNEY, Charles Joseph, a Representative from Ohio; born in Youngstown, Mahoning County,
Ohio, April 17, 1913; attended schools in Youngstown and Campbell, Ohio;
attended Youngstown State University; member of the Ohio state senate,
1950-1970, serving as minority leader from 1969 to 1970; staff member,
vice-president, and president, United Rubber Workers Union Local 102,
1934-1950; staff representative, United Steelworkers of America, 1950-1968;
vice-president of Mahoning County CIO Industrial Council; elected as a Democrat
to the Ninety-first Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused
by the death of United States Representative Michael Kirwan, and reelected to
the four succeeding Congresses (November 3, 1970-January 3, 1979); unsuccessful
candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; died on October
7, 1987, in Youngstown, Ohio; interment in Calvary Cemetery.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Charles J. Carney, Democratic Representative
from Ohio. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,