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  Lindbergh, Sr., Charles Augustus
AffiliationMN Farmer-Labor  
NameCharles Augustus Lindbergh, Sr.
Little Falls, Minnesota , United States
Born January 20, 1859
DiedMay 24, 1924 (65 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifedRBH
Jul 23, 2015 04:08am
InfoLINDBERGH, Charles Augustus, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Stockholm, Sweden, January 20, 1859; immigrated to the United States in 1860 with his parents, who settled on a farm near Melrose, Stearns County, Minn.; attended the common schools, Grove Lake (Minn.) Academy, and the St. Cloud (Minn.) Normal School; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1883; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Little Falls, Minn.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; prosecuting attorney of Morrison County 1891-1893; elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1917); did not seek renomination in 1916, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate on the Non-Partisan League ticket; resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Minnesota as a Progressive Republican, with Non-Partisan League indorsement, in 1918; was a candidate for the nomination for Governor on the Farmer-Labor ticket in 1924, but his death occurred before the primary election was held; died in Crookston, Minn., May 24, 1924; remains were cremated and the ashes deposited in the columbarium in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.

[from Congressional Biography of the United States Congress at [Link] ]


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Son Charles Augustus Lindbergh 1902-1974

  11/02/1920 MN District 6 Lost 31.04% (-37.92%)
  06/17/1918 MN Governor - R Primary Lost 43.04% (-13.92%)
  06/19/1916 MN US Senate - R Primary Lost 14.30% (-26.15%)
  11/03/1914 MN - District 06 Won 47.45% (+12.22%)
  11/05/1912 MN - District 06 Won 62.52% (+33.39%)
  11/08/1910 MN - District 06 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1908 MN - District 06 Won 63.15% (+26.30%)
  11/06/1906 MN - District 06 Won 56.09% (+12.18%)
US House Speaker - Apr 07, 1913 PRG Victor Murdock
US House Speaker - Apr 04, 1911 R Henry A. Cooper