Charles L. Moses

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Charles L. Moses
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1897
Preceded byThomas W. Grimes
Succeeded byWilliam C. Adamson
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
In office
1900–1904
Personal details
Born(1856-05-02)May 2, 1856
Turin, Georgia
DiedOctober 10, 1910(1910-10-10) (aged 54)
Atlanta, Georgia

Charles Leavell Moses (May 2, 1856 – October 10, 1910) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

Born near Turin, Georgia, Moses attended small country schools and ultimately graduated from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, in 1876. He later engaged in teaching and agricultural pursuits. For several years he served as principal of the Newnan Academy for Boys. After 1886, he devoted his time exclusively to agricultural interests, and was also involved in the Farmers' Alliance.

Moses was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second, Fifty-third, and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1897). He served as Chairman of the Committee on Pensions (Fifty-third Congress). He was unsuccessful in his candidacy for renomination in 1896, after which he resumed his agricultural pursuits in Turin, Georgia. He served as delegate to several Democratic State and National Conventions. He served as a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, from 1900-1904. He retired and moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he died October 10, 1910, and was ultimately interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Charles L. Moses (id: M001027)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas W. Grimes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1897
Succeeded by
William C. Adamson

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