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William Mooney (William Crittenden Mooney)

William Crittenden Mooney was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.


  • His parents were Colonel Samuel L. Mooney, a major figure in the development of Monroe County, and Martha Kirkpatrick.

  • Education

    • Born in Beallsville, Ohio, Mooney attended public school in town until his family moved to Woodsfield in 1862, at which time he attended Woodsfield Schools.

      After high school he attended Ohio Wesleyan College at Delaware.


    • He became a book keeper with Taylor & Armstrong in Bellaire. He worked at that position for two years when, in 1894 he engaged in banking at Monroe Bank, which was chartered by his father. Mooney started as a clerk and moved his way up to teller and cashier, when in 1898, he was appointed as Vice President. At the same time he was appointed on the O.R.& W. Railway board of directors.

    Major achievements

    • was a director of many manufacturing, insurance, and oil companies; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917)


    Party affiliation: Republican Party

    William Mooney
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    Born June 15, 1855
    Died July, 1918
    (aged 63)


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