Charles Creighton Carlin
Born in Alexandria, Virginia, Carlin attended the public schools and Alexandria Academy. He was graduated from National University Law School, Washington, D.C. (now part of George Washington University School of Law). He was admitted to the bar in 1891 and commenced practice in Alexandria.
Carlin was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John F. Rixey. He was reelected to the Sixty-first and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from November 5, 1907, to March 3, 1919, when he resigned before the commencement of the Sixty-sixth Congress, to which he had been reelected. He resumed the practice of law in Alexandria and Washington, D.C. He also engaged in the newspaper publishing business in Alexandria. He moved to Washington, D.C. in 1936 and continued the practice of law.
Carlin died in Washington on October 14, 1938. He was interred in Ivy Hill Cemetery, in Alexandria.
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