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William C. Mooney

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William C. Mooney, American congressman. member 64th Congress (1915-1917), 15th Ohio District.

Background

Mooney, William C. was born on June 15, 1855 in Beallsville, Monroe Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Colonel and S. L. Mooney.

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.

Career

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.

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)

Membership

Member 64th Congress (1915-1917), 15th Ohio District.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Davenport.

father:
Colonel Mooney

mother:
S. L. Mooney

spouse:
Elizabeth Davenport.