Clifton B. Beach
|Clifton Bailey Beach|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th district
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1899
|Preceded by||William J. White|
|Succeeded by||Fremont O. Phillips|
September 16, 1845|
|Died||November 15, 1902
Rocky River, Ohio
Born in Sharon Township, Medina County, Ohio, Beach moved to Cleveland with his parents in 1857. He attended the common schools and was graduated from Western Reserve College, Hudson, Ohio, in 1871. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced practice in Cleveland. He served as deputy collector of customs at Cleveland. He retired from the practice of law in 1884 and engaged in the manufacture of wire nails, staples, and rods.
Beach was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1899). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1898. He resumed his former manufacturing pursuits in Cleveland. He died at Rocky River, Ohio, November 15, 1902. He was interred in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
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