C. Ellis Moore

Charles Ellis Moore ( born January 3, 1884 in Middlebourne, Guernsey County, Ohio; † April 2, 1941 in Cambridge, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1919 and 1933 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Ellis Moore attended the common schools and then the Mount Union College in Alliance. In 1907 he graduated from Muskingum College in New Concord. In the meantime, he taught at Oxford as a teacher. After a subsequent law degree from the Ohio State University in Columbus and his 1910 was admitted to the bar he began to work in Cambridge in this profession. Between 1914 and 1918 he was a prosecutor in the local Guernsey County. Politically, he joined the Republican Party.

In the congressional elections of 1918, Moore was in the 15th electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of George White on March 4, 1919. After six re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1933 seven legislative sessions. In the years 1919 and 1920, the 18th and the 19th Amendment to the Constitution were ratified. It was about the ban on the trade in alcoholic beverages or to the nationwide introduction of women's suffrage. In 1926, Moore was one of the deputies, who were entrusted with the implementation of a impeachment of Federal Judge George W. English. Since 1929 the work of the Congress was shaped by the events of the Great Depression.

In 1932, Charles Moore was not re-elected. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a lawyer again. He also went into the banking industry. He died on 2 April 1941 in Cambridge, where he was also buried.

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