MOORE, Charles Ellis, (1884 - 1941)


Campaign card (detail), 1918, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

MOORE, Charles Ellis, a Representative from Ohio; born near Middlebourne, Guernsey County, Ohio, on January 3, 1884; attended the common schools and Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio; taught school in Oxford Township, Ohio; was graduated from Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, in 1907 and from the law department of Ohio State University at Columbus in 1910; was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Guernsey County 1914-1918; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1926 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against George W. English, judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois; resumed the practice of law in Cambridge, Ohio; also engaged in the banking business; died in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, April 2, 1941; interment in Northwood Cemetery.