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Charles Curtis
Charles Curtis
Vice President

  • Born 25 January 1860 - Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS
  • Deceased 8 February 1936 - Washington, D.C.,aged 76 years old
  • Buried - Topeka Cem., Topeka, KS
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CURTIS, Charles, a 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; 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.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                                             _____|16_Nathaniel Curtis 1715-1791
                                                   _____|8_Thomas Curtis 1748-
                                                  /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|17_Mary Curtis 1721-1781
                         _____|4_William K. Curtis 1800-1873
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                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Eunice Peet 1770-
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|2_Orren Arms Curtis, Capt. 1829-1898
|                    \                                                     _____|20_Noah Ely Hubbard 1754-1844
|                     \                           _____|10_Noah Hubbard 1778-1846
|                      \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|21_Prudence Kellogg 1754-1810
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Permelia Hubbard 1807-1903
|                                                \                          _____|22_David Clark 1747-1824
|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Cynthia Clark 1785-1866
|                                                                           ¯¯¯¯¯|23_Elizabeth Kellogg 1753-1839
|--1_Charles Curtis, Vice President 1860-1936
|                       _____|6_Louis Pappan 1815-1877
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|3_Helen C. Pappan 1840-1863
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