CONNELL, Charles Robert, (1864 - 1922)


CONNELL, Charles Robert, (son of William Connell), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., September 22, 1864; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Williston Academy, Easthampton, Mass., in 1884; engaged in mercantile pursuits with his father; also engaged in banking; became interested in the Lackawanna Mills and subsequently served as president and treasurer of the Scranton Button Co. from 1888 until his death; also interested in other manufacturing enterprises and banking; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress and served from March 4, 1921, until his death in Scranton, Pa., September 26, 1922; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.