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Cleveland Monroe Bailey

Cleveland Monroe Bailey, American congressman. District clerk draft board, 1917-1918. Member Council State Gkovts., National Association State Auditors, National Education Association, National Association School Finance Officers, Kiwanis, Elks, Knights of Pythias.

Background

  • Bailey, Cleveland Monroe was born on July 15, 1886 in St. Mary's, West Virginia, United States. Son of Albert and Mary Jane (Stead) Bailey.

  • Education

    • Student, West Liberty State College. Student, Geneva College. Student, Beaver Commercial College.

    Career

    • Clerk Jones-Laughlin Steel Company, Pittsburgh, 1908-1910. High school principal, district superintendent schools, 1910-1918. Editor daily newspaper, Clarksburg (West Virginia) Public Company, 1918-1933.

      Assistant state auditor, 1933-1941. State director budget, 1941-1944. Member 79th Congress from 3d West Virginia district, 1945-1947, 81st-87th Congresses from 3d West Virginia district.

      State tax statistician, 1947-1948.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    District clerk draft board, 1917-1918. Member Council State Gkovts., National Association State Auditors, National Education Association, National Association School Finance Officers, Kiwanis, Elks, Knights of Pythias.

    Connections

    • Married Maud Agatha Rigby, December 25, 1908. Children: Joslyn Rigby, Wanda Fern, Agatha Bailey Massie, Audrey Lee Bailey Zakaski, Jared Blackwell, Donald C.
    • father: Albert Bailey
    • mother: Mary Jane (Stead) Bailey
    • spouse: Maud Agatha Rigby
    • children: Joslyn Rigby Bailey
    • Wanda Fern Bailey
    • Agatha Bailey Massie Bailey
    • Audrey Lee Bailey Zakaski Bailey
    • Jared Blackwell Bailey
    • Donald C. Bailey
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    • 1908 - 1910
      Clerk, Jones-Laughlin Steel Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1910 - 1918
      high school principal