Cleveland M. Bailey

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Cleveland Monroe Bailey (July 15, 1886 – July 13, 1965) was a U.S. Representative from West Virginia.

Born on a farm near St. Marys, West Virginia in Pleasants County, Bailey attended the public schools, and West Liberty State College, West Liberty, W.Virginia. He was graduated from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, in 1908. High school principal at Clarksburg, West Virginia, in 1917 and 1918. He served as district supervisor of schools 1919-1922. Bailey was a councilman of Clarksburg, W.Virginia from 1921 to 1923. He worked as an Associated Press editor in Clarksburg, West Virginia from 1923 to 1933. He served as assistant State auditor 1933-1941, and was the state budget director 1941-1944. Bailey served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Chicago in 1932.

Bailey was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress. State tax statistician in 1947 and 1948.

Bailey was elected to the Eighty-first and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1963). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress. He was a resident of Clarksburg, West Virginia. He died in Charleston, West Virginia, July 13, 1965. He was interred in Greenlawn Cemetery, Clarksburg, West Virginia.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward G. Rohrbough
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

1945–1947
Succeeded by
Edward G. Rohrbough
Preceded by
Edward G. Rohrbough
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

1949–1963
Succeeded by
John M. Slack, Jr.