Edward Carleton Carleton Moran Edit Profile
Born in Rockland, Maine, he graduated from Bowdoin College in 1917.
Moran was a veteran of World War I, and served as a second lieutenant in Battery A, 73rd Artillery Regiment, a unit of the Coast Artillery Corps. He later served at the Fort Monroe Coast Artillery Training Center, and was a first lieutenant when he was discharged at the end of the war. A Democrat, Moran was a delegate to the state party conventions every two years from 1922 to 1936, and to the Democratic National Conventions in 1924 and 1932.
He was chairman of the Maine Democratic State Committee from 1928 to 1930. He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Maine in 1928 and 1930. In 1932 Moran was elected to the U.S. House and he served two terms, 1933 to 1937.
He did not run for reelection in 1936. In 1942 he served as the Maine director of the federal Office of Price Administration. In 1945 he served as an Assistant Secretary of Labor.
In 1946 and 1947 Moran was chairman of the Rockland City Council. Moran died in Rockland on July 12, 1967. He was interred in Achorn Cemetery in Rockland.
Served as First lieutenant C.A.C., United States Army, 22 months, 6 months overseas. Democratic candidate for government of Maine, 1928, 30. Member 73d and 74th Congresses (1933-1937), 2d Maine District.
Member American Legion, Kappa Sigma, Bunker Family Association (genealogists).
Married Irene Shirley Gushee, October 13, 1924.