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Charles Marley Anderson

Born: Jan 5, 1845

Death: Dec 28, 1908

Birthplace: Mifflinburg

Nationality: United States

Charles Marley Anderson

Date of Birth : Jan 5, 1845
Date of Death : Dec 28, 1908
Birth Place : Mifflinburg

Charles Marley Anderson was an American Civil War veteran and a United States Representative from the Fourth District of the U.S. state of Ohio. Charles Marley Anderson was born in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania in 1845, and moved with his parents to Darke County, Ohio in 1855. Three of his four grandparents were born in Ireland. He attended the common schools, and enlisted in Company B, 71st Ohio Infantry in 1861 during the American Civil War. He served until honorably discharged in 1865. He attended the National Normal University in Lebanon, Ohio in 1866, studied law, and commenced practice in Greenville, Ohio in 1868. Anderson was elected as a Democrat to Ohio's 4th congressional district in 1884, and failed at re-nomination in 1886. He served March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1887. He was named by Governor James E. Campbell as an Ohio commissioner to the World's Columbian Exposition of 1892. Anderson died at Greenville on December 28, 1908, and is buried at Greenville Cemetery. Charles Marley Anderson married Ella Hart of Greenville on June 7, 1870. They had two sons. He was a member of the Improved Order of Red Men, Knights of Pythias, Masonic Order, and Grand Army of the Republic.

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