The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

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

LC control no.n 86114870
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingFairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Birth date18520511
Death date19180604
Place of birthUnionville (Ohio)
Place of deathIndianapolis (Ind.)
AffiliationOhio Wesleyan University
Associated Press
United States. Congress. Senate
United States. Office of the Vice President
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inNUCMC data from New Jersey Historical Soc. for Murphy, F. Papers, 1863-1921 (Charles W. Fairbanks)
NUCMC file (Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; lawyer, U.S. Sen., and U.S. vice president, of Indiana)
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)
Associated languageeng