Clifton B. Beach

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Clifton Bailey Beach
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th district
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1899
Preceded by William J. White
Succeeded by Fremont O. Phillips
Personal details
Born (1845-09-16)September 16, 1845
Sharon, Ohio
Died November 15, 1902(1902-11-15) (aged 57)
Rocky River, Ohio
Political party Republican
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Clifton Bailey Beach (September 16, 1845 – November 15, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from 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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