Representative, Senator Roscoe Conkling MCCULLOCH

YEARS 1880-1958
OFFICE Representative, Senator
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 64th (1915-1917), 65th (1917-1919), 66th (1919-1921), 71st (1929-1931)

Representative, Senator Roscoe Conkling MCCULLOCH Biography

McCULLOCH, Roscoe Conkling, a Representative and a Senator from Ohio; born near Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, November 27, 1880; attended the public schools, the University of Wooster at Wooster, Ohio, Ohio State University Law School at Columbus, and Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio; admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Canton, Ohio; assistant prosecuting attorney of Stark County 1905-1907; unsuccessful Republican candidate for election in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1921); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Ohio in 1920; special Assistant Attorney General of the United States 1922-1925; appointed on November 5, 1929, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Theodore E. Burton and served from November 5, 1929, until November 30, 1930, when a duly elected successor qualified; was unsuccessful for election to fill the vacancy; resumed the practice of law in Columbus, Ohio; died in West Palm Beach, Fla., March 17, 1958; interment in Hillcrest Cemetery. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

External Research Collections

Ohio Historical Society Columbus, OH Papers: Correspondence in Myers Young Cooper papers, 1926-1957; and Maurice Maschke papers, 1924-1936. Finding aid.


Roscoe Conkling MCCULLOCH Committee Assignments

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