Charles Curtis

American politician, Vice-President of the United States from 1929–1933

Charles Curtis (January 25, 1860 – February 8, 1936) was a Representative and a Senator from Kansas as well as the thirty-first Vice President of the United States.

Charles Curtis
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31st Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933
PresidentHerbert Hoover
Preceded byCharles G. Dawes
Succeeded byJohn Nance Garner
2nd United States Senate Majority Leader
In office
March 9, 1925 – March 4, 1929
Preceded byHenry Cabot Lodge
Succeeded byJames E. Watson
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
December 4, 1911 – December 12, 1911
Preceded byAugustus O. Bacon
Succeeded byAugustus O. Bacon
United States Senator
from Kansas
In office
January 29, 1907 – March 4, 1913
March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1929
Preceded byAlfred W. Benson
Joseph L. Bristow
Succeeded byWilliam H. Thompson
Henry J. Allen
U.S. Representative
from Kansas
In office
March 4, 1893 – January 28, 1907
Personal details
Born(1860-01-25)January 25, 1860
Topeka, Kansas
DiedFebruary 8, 1936(1936-02-08) (aged 76)
Washington, D.C.
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Annie Elizabeth Baird Curtis (died on June 20, 1924)
ChildrenPermelia Jeannette Curtis,
Henry "Harry" King Curtis,
Leona Virginia Curtis