Clarence Cleveland Dill (1884-1978)
C.C. Dill as a young teacher moved west to Spokane Washington in 1908. He taught English at South Central High School and also worked as a reporter for the Spokesman-Review during the summer months.
In 1910, Dill became a lawyer and his political career followed shortly after. He was elected to the U.S. House in 1914 and 1916 and to the U.S. Senate in 1922 and re-elected in 1928. C.C. Dill, the last living U.S. Senator elected before the Great Depression, died in 1978 in Spokane at the age of 93.