Charles Marley Anderson

Charles Marley Anderson (* January 5, 1845 in Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, † December 28, 1908 in Greenville, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1885 and 1887 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1855, Charles Anderson came with his parents from Pennsylvania in the Darke County in Ohio. He attended the public schools of his respective home. During the Civil War he served 1861-1865 in the army of the Union. After the war he continued his education at the Lebanon Normal School continued in Ohio. After studying law and his 1868 was admitted as a lawyer, he started working in Greenville in this profession. In addition, he was 20 years manager of the Central Branch of the National Soldiers ' Home in Dayton. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party.

In the congressional elections of 1884 Anderson was in the fourth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded Benjamin Le Fevre took up on March 4, 1885, who joined in the fifth district. Since he was not nominated by his party for re-election in 1886, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1887.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Charles Anderson practiced as a lawyer again. In 1892 and 1893 he was State Representative for Ohio at the World Exhibition in Chicago. He died on December 28, 1908 in Greenville, where he was also buried.