Charles Finley Edit Profile
Educated Milligan (Tennessee) College. Unmarried. President Proctor Coal Company, 1909-1930, now director. President Farmers Bank & Trust Company, Williamsburg, 1925-1930.
President Whitley Republican Company. Secretary Interstate Grocery Company.
He engaged in business as a coal operator, banker, and publisher. He served as Secretary of State of Kentucky 1896-1900 and was chairman of the Republican executive committee of the Eleventh Kentucky Congressional District 1912-1928. He was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John M. Robsion and was reelected to the Seventy-second Congress and served from February 15, 1930, to March 3, 1933.
He was not a candidate for renomination in 1932. After leaving Congress, he retired from business activities before dying in Williamsburg, Kentucky in 1941. He was buried in Highland Cemetery, Williamsburg, Kentucky.
Finley was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 1894-1896 and a delegate to the Republican state convention in 1895.