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  Curtis, Charles
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
  1928-01-01  
 
NameCharles Curtis
Address
Topeka, Kansas , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born January 25, 1860
DiedFebruary 08, 1936 (76 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedChronicler
Mar 24, 2019 05:42am
Tags Caucasian - Native American -
InfoA Representative and a Senator from Kansas and a Vice President of the United States; born in Topeka, Kans., January 25, 1860; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Topeka; prosecuting attorney of Shawnee County 1885-1889; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1893, until January 28, 1907, when he resigned, having been elected Senator; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior (Fifty-fourth through Fifty-seventh Congresses); had been reelected to the Sixtieth Congress, but on January 23, 1907, was elected to the United States Senate as a Republican to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1907, caused by the resignation of Joseph R. Burton, and on the same day was elected for the full Senate term commencing March 4, 1907, and served from January 29, 1907, to March 3, 1913; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Sixty-second Congress; chairman, Committee on Indian Depredations (1905-11), Committee on Coast Defenses (1911-13), Republican Conference (1924-1929); again elected to the United States Senate for the term commencing March 4, 1915; reelected in 1920 and 1926 and served from March 4, 1915, until his resignation on March 3, 1929, having been elected Vice President of the United States; Republican whip 1915-1924; majority leader 1925-1929; elected Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket headed by Herbert Hoover in 1928, was inaugurated on March 4, 1929, and served until March 3, 1933; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 for Vice President; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., where he died on February 8, 1936; interment in Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Kans.

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Wife Anna Elizabeth Baird Curtis 00, 0000-
Daughter Permelia Jeannette Curtis George 1886-1955

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RACES
  11/08/1932 US Vice President Lost 11.11% (-77.78%)
  06/16/1932 US Vice President - R Convention Won 54.93% (+39.10%)
  11/06/1928 US Vice President Won 83.62% (+67.23%)
  06/15/1928 US President - R Convention Lost 5.88% (-70.98%)
  06/15/1928 US Vice President - R Convention Won 96.60% (+94.86%)
  03/03/1927 Majority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1926 KS US Senate Won 63.57% (+28.83%)
  03/05/1925 Majority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/12/1924 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 2.12% (-23.76%)
  11/02/1920 KS US Senate Won 64.01% (+30.66%)
  11/03/1914 KS US Senate Won 35.53% (+0.77%)
  08/04/1914 KS US Senate - R Primary Won 39.20% (+1.62%)
  01/22/1907 KS US Senate Won 78.71% (+58.06%)
  11/06/1906 KS - District 01 Won 57.51% (+16.59%)
  11/08/1904 KS - District 01 Won 57.81% (+17.24%)
  11/04/1902 KS - District 01 Won 62.75% (+26.67%)
  11/06/1900 KS - District 01 Won 59.06% (+18.13%)
  11/08/1898 KS - District 01 Won 59.62% (+19.24%)
  11/03/1896 KS - District 04 Won 50.72% (+1.44%)
  11/06/1894 KS - District 04 Won 53.31% (+13.49%)
  11/08/1892 KS - District 04 Won 52.03% (+5.60%)
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