CROSBY, Charles Noel, (1876 - 1951)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

CROSBY, Charles Noel, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born September 29, 1876, in a farming settlement named Cherry Valley, near Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio; attended preparatory schools, New Lyme (Ohio) Institute, and Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa.; was graduated from Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1897; moved to Linesville, Pa., in 1901, engaging in the manufacture of silos and in the lumber business; engaged in agricultural pursuits in 1914; member of the Linesville and Meadville (Pa.) Boards of Education 1920-1929; president of the Meadville Chamber of Commerce 1922-1924; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1938; moved to Montgomery County, Md., in 1940 and operated a large dairy farm near Clarksburg; died in Frederick, Md., January 26, 1951; interment in Columbia Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, Va.