Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936

Dates:
Birth 1860-01-25
Death 1936-02-08
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American politician; United States senator from Kansas, 1907-1913 and 1915-1929; vice president of the United States, 1929-1933.

From the description of Charles Curtis papers, 1863-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869167

Charles Curtis (1860-1936) was an American politician and Republican. He began his political career as a member of the House of Representatives for Kansas (1893-1907). Later, he was elected to the Senate (1907-1929), where he held many important offices including Majority Whip, Majority Leader, and President pro tempore. In 1929, he was elected Vice President under Herbert Hoover.

From the guide to the Charles Curtis Letters, 1921-1930, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Charles Curtis: Shawnee County, Kan., attorney; member of Congress; only Native American vice president. Of Topeka, Kan.; Washington, D.C.

Anna E. Curtis: civic club leader, wife of Charles Curtis. Of Topeka, Kan.; Washington, D.C.

From the description of Charles & Anna E. Curtis correspondence, papers & autobiography, 1860-1992 (bulk 1892-1932). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 320535057

Biographical/Historical Note

American politician; United States senator from Kansas, 1907-1913 and 1915-1929; vice president of the United States, 1929-1933.

From the guide to the Charles Curtis papers, 1863-1933, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Vice presidents' spouses
  • Politics, government and public administration
  • Vice presidents
  • Indians of North America--Politics and government
  • Vice--Presidents--United States--Correspondence
  • Legislators--United States, correspondence, reminiscences, etc
  • Legislators
  • Election campaigns

Occupations:

  • Statesmen--United States
  • Politicians

Places:

  • Washington, D. C., DC, US
  • Topeka, KS, US