|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 5th district
January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1959
|Frank C. Kniffin|
|Born||August 20, 1885|
Brown County, Nebraska
|Died||December 13, 1960 (aged 75)|
|Resting place||Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin|
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. He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin. Clevenger voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1957.