Charles J. Carney
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Charles J. Carney
Charles J. Carney
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 19th district

November 3, 1970 - January 3, 1979
Michael J. Kirwan
Lyle Williams
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 33rd district

January 3, 1950-November 3, 1970
District Established
Harry Meshel
Personal details
BornApril 17, 1913
Youngstown, Ohio
DiedOctober 7, 1987(1987-10-07) (aged 74)
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materYoungstown State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University

Charles Joseph Carney (April 17, 1913 - October 7, 1987) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Carney attended schools in Youngstown and neighboring Campbell, Ohio. He later attended Youngstown State University. Carney was a member of the Ohio Senate from 1950 to 1970, serving as minority leader from 1969 to 1970.

Prior to his involvement in public service, Carney was involved with Youngstown-area labor organizations. He served as a staff member of the vice-president, and president, of the United Rubber Workers Union Local 102 from 1934 to 1950. He served as staff representative of United Steelworkers of America from 1950 to 1968. Carney also served as vice-president of the Mahoning County CIO Industrial Council.

Carney was elected as a Democrat in 1970, defeating attorney Richard McLaughlin, to the Ninety-first Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Michael J. Kirwan, and reelected to the four succeeding Congresses, from (November 3, 1970 - January 3, 1979). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978.

Charles Joseph Carney died on October 7, 1987, in Youngstown, Ohio. He was interred in Calvary Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Charles J. Carney (id: C000164)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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