Charles Marley Anderson

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Charles Marley Anderson
Charles Marley Anderson 1900.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
Preceded by Benjamin Le Fevre
Succeeded by Samuel S. Yoder
Personal details
Born (1845-01-05)January 5, 1845
Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania
Died December 28, 1908(1908-12-28) (aged 63)
Greenville, Ohio
Resting place Greenville Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ella Hart
Children two
Alma mater National Normal University
Signature
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Union Army
Years of service 1861 – 1865
Unit 71st Ohio Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War

Charles Marley Anderson (January 5, 1845 – December 28, 1908) was an American Civil War veteran and a United States Representative from the Fourth District of the U.S. state of Ohio.

Charles Marley Anderson was born in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania in 1845, and moved with his parents to Darke County, Ohio in 1855.[1][2] Three of his four grandparents were born in Ireland.[2] He attended the common schools, and enlisted in Company B, 71st Ohio Infantry in 1861 during the American Civil War. He served until honorably discharged in 1865.[1] He attended the National Normal University in Lebanon, Ohio in 1866, studied law, and commenced practice in Greenville, Ohio in 1868.[1]

Anderson was elected as a Democrat to Ohio's 4th congressional district in 1884, and failed at re-nomination in 1886. He served March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1887.[1] He was named by Governor James E. Campbell as an Ohio commissioner to the World's Columbian Exposition of 1892.[2]

Anderson died at Greenville on December 28, 1908, and is buried at Greenville Cemetery.[1]

Charles Marley Anderson married Ella Hart of Greenville on June 7, 1870. They had two sons.[2] He was a member of the Improved Order of Red Men, Knights of Pythias, Masonic Order, and Grand Army of the Republic.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Charles Marley Anderson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  2. ^ a b c d e A Biographical history of Darke County, Ohio: compendium of national biography. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company. 1900. pp. 286–288. 

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