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us: Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Charles Warren
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18520511
    • Death Date

        19180604
    • Birth Place

        Unionville (Ohio)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Indianapolis (Ind.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ohio Wesleyan University
        • Affiliation End: 1872
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Associated Press
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 18970304
        • Affiliation End: 19050303
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Office of the Vice President
        • Affiliation Start: 19050304
        • Affiliation End: 19090303
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Vice-Presidents
            (lcsh) Lawyers
        • Sources

          • found: NUCMC data from New Jersey Historical Soc. for Murphy, F. Papers, 1863-1921 (Charles W. Fairbanks)
          • found: NUCMC file (Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; lawyer, U.S. Sen., and U.S. vice president, of Indiana)
          • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, July 16, 2014 (Fairbanks, Charles Warren, a Senator from Indiana and a Vice President of the United States; born near Unionville Center, Union County, Ohio, May 11, 1852; attended the common schools and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, in 1872; agent of the Associated Press in Pittsburgh, Pa., and in Cleveland, Ohio; studied law; admitted to the Ohio bar in 1874; moved to Indianapolis, Ind., the same year and commenced practice; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1893; appointed a member of the United States and British Joint High Commission which met in Quebec in 1898 for the adjustment of Canadian questions; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1896; reelected in 1902 and served from March 4, 1897, until his resignation March 3, 1905, having been elected Vice President of the United States; chairman, Committee on Immigration (Fifty-fifth Congress), Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Fifty-sixth through Fifty-eighth Congresses); elected Vice President of the United States in 1904 on the Republican ticket with Theodore Roosevelt and served from March 4, 1905, to March 3, 1909; unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket with Charles E. Hughes for President in 1916; resumed the practice of law in Indianapolis, Ind., where he died June 4, 1918; interment in Crown Hill Cemetery)
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          • 2014-08-16: revised
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