Grant E. Mouser Jr.

Grant Earl Mouser Jr.

circa 1921
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1929  March 3, 1933
Preceded by Thomas B. Fletcher
Succeeded by Thomas B. Fletcher
Personal details
Born (1895-02-20)February 20, 1895
Marion, Ohio
Died December 21, 1943(1943-12-21) (aged 48)
Marion, Ohio
Resting place Marion Cemetery
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Hilda Gorham
Alma mater Ohio Wesleyan University
Ohio State University College of Law
Religion Episcopal

Grant Earl Mouser Jr. (February 20, 1895 – December 21, 1943) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, son of Grant E. Mouser.

Born in Marion, Ohio, Mouser attended the public schools and Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware in 1913 and 1914. He was graduated from the law college of Ohio State University at Columbus in 1917 and was admitted to the bar the same year. During the First World War was graduated from the Army Medical School at Washington, D.C., in 1918, and served in the United States Army as a second lieutenant in the Medical Corps with the Western Reserve University College Ambulance Unit. He commenced the practice of law in Marion, Ohio, in 1920. City solicitor of Marion 1924–1927, resigning to become special counsel in the office of the Ohio Attorney General, and served in this capacity until 1929. He also served as attorney for the State highway department in 1927 and 1928.

Mouser was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress and for election in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress. He continued the practice of law until his death in Marion, Ohio, December 21, 1943. He was interred in Marion Cemetery.

Mouser Jr. married Hilda Gorham in Marion, Ohio on November 7, 1918.[1]

Mouser Jr. was a Mason, Elk, and member of Methodist Episcopal Church, American Legion, Phi Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Phi.[1]


  1. 1 2 Neff, William B, ed. (1921). Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio History and Biography. Cleveland: The Historical Publishing Company. pp. 575–576.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas B. Fletcher
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
Thomas B. Fletcher
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