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Edward Carleton MORAN, Jr.

(1894-1967)

MORAN, Edward Carleton, Jr., a Representative from Maine; born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, December 29, 1894; attended the public schools and was graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in 1917; during the First World War served from, July 25, 1917-March 14, 1919, in the Regular Army as a first lieutenant in Battery A, Seventy-third Artillery, Coast Artillery Corps, with service overseas; engaged in the insurance business in Rockland, Maine, in 1919; delegate to the Democratic State conventions, 1922-1936 and to the Democratic National Conventions, 1924 and 1932; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Maine in 1928 and 1930; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1937); was not a candidate for renomination in 1936; member of the United States Maritime Commission from April 17, 1937-August 1, 1940; State director of the Office of Price Administration, April 12, 1942-December 23, 1942; Second Assistant Secretary of Labor, Washington, D.C., July 1, 1945-November 22, 1945; chairman of the Rockland (Maine) City Council in 1946 and 1947; resumed the general insurance business; died in Rockland, Maine, on July 12, 1967; interment in Achorn Cemetery.

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

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