Charles Dorr

IntroAmerican politician
Was Politician 
From United States of America 
Type Law 
Birth 12 August 1852 
, Miltonsburg, Monroe County, Ohio, U.S.A.
Death 8 October 1914 
, Clover Lick, Pocahontas County, West Virginia, U.S.A.
(aged 62 years)
Politics Republican Party

Charles Phillips Dorr (August 12, 1852 – October 8, 1914) was a lawyer and Republican politician from West Virginia who served as a United States Representative in the 55th United States Congress. Dorr was born in Miltonsburg, Ohio in Monroe County.

Dorr moved with his parents to Woodsfield, Ohio in 1866. He taught school in Ohio and West Virginia. After studying law, he was admitted to the bar in 1874 and began practicing in West Virginia that year. He was a member of the Webster Springs, West Virginia town council. He won election to the fourth delegate district of the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1884 and 1888. In 1887 he was made Sergeant at Arms. He won election in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1899). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1898 and resumed his legal practice at Webster Springs, West Virginia. He died on his estate at Clover Lick, West Virginia in Pocahontas County on October 8, 1914. He was buried at Clover Lick Cemetery.