Biography of Charles C. Connell
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Charles Chandler Connell, of Lisbon, is a representative member of the bar of Columbiana County. He was born at Lisbon, Sept. 27, 1871, and is the son of George and Louisa (Chandler) Connell; his father George M. Connell, deceased, was widely known as the author of the play, "The Fall of Atlanta."

C. C. Connell received his early education in the public schools of Lisbon, in Ohio State University until 1892 and graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1894. He has ever since been engaged in the practice of law at Lisbon.

During the World War Mr. Connell held the rank of major and was awarded the Medal of Honor by the French War Department for his work done as chief of the medical personnel of the American Red Cross. He served as a member of the Senate for four years, as U. S. referee in Bankruptcy for seven years, and he also served as city solicitor for 12 years. Mr. Connell is vice president of the Firestone Bank of Lisbon.

On June 27, 1901, Mr. Connell was united in marriage with Miss Evelyn Gaskill, of Lisbon, the daughter of Charles and Kitty (Harvey) Gaskill. They have no children.

Mr. Connell is affiliated with the Masonic Lodge, the Ohio Society of New York, and the Leister Club of Dublin, Ireland.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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