COADY, Charles Pearce, (1868 - 1934)


COADY, Charles Pearce, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., February 22, 1868; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Baltimore City College in 1886; engaged in mercantile pursuits; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1894 and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md., in the same year; member of the State senate for the term 1908-1912; reelected for the four-year term ending in 1916, but resigned in 1913, having been nominated as a candidate for Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of George Konig; reelected to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses and served from November 4, 1913, to March 3, 1921; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; Baltimore City collector and manager of the bureau of receipts 1922-1925; died in Baltimore, Md., February 16, 1934; interment in New Cathedral Cemetery.