Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
CLINE, Cyrus (1856-1923)

CLINE, CYRUS, a Representative from Indiana; born near Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, July 12, 1856; moved to Steuben County, Ind., in 1858 with his parents, who settled near Angola; attended the Angola High School, and was graduated from Hillsdale College, Michigan, in 1876; superintendent of the schools of Steuben County 1877-1883; studied law; was admitted to the bar and began practice in Angola, Ind., in 1884; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1909-March 3, 1917); chairman, Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (Sixty-second Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916; resumed the practice of law in Angola, Ind., and died there on October 5, 1923; interment in Circle Hill Cemetery.

Indiana Historical Society
William Henry Smith Library
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1910, 1 letter.
A letter from Cyrus Cline to "Tom" regarding Senator Albert J. Beveridge and his Panama Canal appropriation bill, and the rift between progressive and conservative Republicans under President Taft. A collection guide is available in the repository.