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  • ID: I42044
  • Name: Charles Augustus LINDBERGH
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 JAN 1859 in Stockholm, Sweden
  • GRAD: 1883 law, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1907 AND 3 MAR 1917 Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota
  • Death: 24 MAY 1924 in Crookston, Polk Co., MN
  • Occupation: Lawyer
  • Event: Pic Charles Augustus Lindbergh
  • Note:
    LINDBERGH, Charles August, 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 endorsement, 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.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: August LINDBERGH
    Mother: Louisa CARLINE

    Marriage 1 Evangeline Lodge LAND b: 29 MAY 1876 in Michigan
    • Married: 27 MAR 1901
    1. Has Children Charles Augustus LINDBERGH b: 4 FEB 1902 in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI
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