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Charles A. O. McCLELLAN

(1835-1898)

McCLELLAN, Charles A. O., a Representative from Indiana; born in Ashland, Ashe County, Ohio, May 25, 1835; moved to Auburn, Ind., in 1856; attended the public schools; studied law in Auburn and Waterloo, Ind.; was admitted to the bar in 1863 and commenced practice in Waterloo; became engaged in banking in 1868; appointed judge of the fortieth judicial circuit of Indiana by Governor Williams in 1879, and served for two years; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1893); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Fifty-second Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1892; again engaged in banking and the practice of law; died in Auburn, Ind., January 31, 1898; interment in Waterloo Cemetery, Waterloo, Ind.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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