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Charles Adams MOSHER

(1906-1984)

MOSHER, Charles Adams, a Representative from Ohio; born in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Ill., May 7, 1906; graduated from Sandwich High School, and Oberlin College in 1928; employed on daily newspapers in Aurora, Ill., and Janesville, Wis., 1929-1940; president and manager of the Oberlin Printing Company and editor-publisher of the Oberlin News-Tribune, 1940-1961; vice chairman of Oberlin City Council, 1945-1951; member of the Ohio senate, 1951-1960; member of Ohio Legislative Service Commission, 1947-1959; vice chairman of Ohio School Survey Commission, 1954-1955; delegate to the White House Conference on Education, 1955; director, Oberlin Improvement and Development Corporation; member of Presidential Commission on Marine Science, Engineering and Resources, 1967-1969; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; executive director of the House Science and Technology Committee, Washington, D.C., September 1977-1979; fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, Smithsonian Institution, 1980; M.A., Oberlin College, 1982; was a resident of Oberlin, Ohio, until his death November 16, 1984.

Bibliography

Mosher, Charles Adams. Reinterpreting Congress and Its Works; A Speculative Theory Essayed: The Reflections, Confessions and Credo of Charles Adams Mosher. Oberlin, OH: C. A. Mosher, 1984.

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

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