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  • ID: I32436
  • Name: Charles Warren FAIRBANKS
  • RELA: 6th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 MAY 1852 in near Unionville Center, Union Co., OH
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1897 AND 2 MAR 1905 United States Senator from Indiana
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1905 AND 3 MAR 1909 26th Vice President of the USA
  • Death: 4 JUN 1918 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
  • Burial: Crown Hill Cem., Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
  • Event: Pic Charles Fairbanks
  • Title: Vice President
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    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.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Loriston Monroe FAIRBANKS b: 4 MAY 1824 in Barnard, Windsor Co., VT
    Mother: Mary Adelaide deForest SMITH b: 1830 in New York

    Marriage 1 Cornelia COLE b: ABT 1852
    • Married: 6 OCT 1874 in Marysville, Union Co., OH

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