Grant E. Mouser

Grant Earl Mouser ( born September 11, 1868 in LaRue, Marion County, Ohio; † May 6, 1949 in Marion, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1905 and 1909 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Grant Mouser attended the common schools and then the University Ada. After a subsequent law studies at the Cincinnati Law School and was admitted as an attorney of his 1890 he started in Marion to work in this profession. Between 1893 and 1896 he was a prosecutor in Marion County. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. He was a delegate at many regional party conferences of the Republicans in Ohio. In June 1908 he also took part in the Republican National Convention in Chicago, at the William Howard Taft was nominated as a presidential candidate.

In the congressional elections of 1904 Mouser in the 13th electoral district of Ohio was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Amos H. Jackson on March 4, 1905. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1909 two legislative sessions. In 1908, he was not confirmed in his mandate.

After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Mouser practiced as a lawyer again. Between 1916 and 1925 he was appeal judges in Marion County. He then continued to 1935, continued his legal practice. Then he withdrew into retirement. He died on 6 May 1949 in Marion, where he was also buried. His son Grant Jr. (1895-1943) was also a congressman.