Cliff Clevenger
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Cliff Clevenger
Cliff Clevenger
Cliff Clevenger 84th Congress 1955.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th district

January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1959
Frank C. Kniffin
Del Latta
Personal details
Born(1885-08-20)August 20, 1885
Brown County, Nebraska
DiedDecember 13, 1960(1960-12-13) (aged 75)
Tiffin, Ohio
Resting placeOak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican

Cliff Clevenger (August 20, 1885 – December 13, 1960) was a United States Representative from Ohio. He was born on a ranch near Long Pine, Brown County, Nebraska. He moved in 1895 with his parents to Lacona, Iowa, where he attended the public schools. He engaged in the mercantile business at Marengo, Iowa, 1901-1903 and at Appleton, Wisconsin, 1904-1914. He was also president of the Clevenger Stores, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1915-1926 and manager of the F. W. Uhlman Stores, Bryan, Ohio, 1927-1938.

Clevenger was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1959). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1958. He died at his home in Tiffin, Ohio in 1960.[1] He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin. Clevenger voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1957.[2]


  1. ^ Cliff Clevenger Member of House for 20 years
  2. ^ "HR 6127. CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1957".

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