Charles Curtis

Charles Brent Curtis (1860 - 1936)

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Charles Brent Curtis
Born in Topeka, Kansas, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Washington, District of Columbia, USAmap
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Categories: US Vice Presidents | Topeka, Kansas | Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas | Presidents pro tempore of the US Senate | US Representatives from Kansas | US Senators from Kansas | Kaw Nation | Notables.

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Charles Curtis was a Native American member of the Kaw Nation tribe.
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Preceded by
30th Vice President
Charles G. Dawes

Preceded by
William P. Frye

Preceded by
Alfred W. Benson

Preceded by
Joseph L. Bristow
Charles Curtis
31st Vice President
of the United States
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President pro tempore
of the US Senate
President pro tem

US Senator (Class 2)
from Kansas

Seal of the US Senate
US Senator (Class 3)
from Kansas

Succeeded by
32nd Vice President
John Nance Garner

Succeeded by
James Paul Clarke

Succeeded by
William Howard Thompson

Succeeded by
Henry Justin Allen


Descendant of Pilgrim Peter Browne.

FIRST Native-American of proven bloodlines to be elected to the White House

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  1. William P. Frye resigned due to ill health on April 27, 1911. For the remainder of the 62nd Congress, the office rotated among five Senators. The Senate at that time was split between progressive Republicans, conservative Republicans, and Democrats. Each put forth a candidate, and the ballots were deadlocked until August when a compromise was reached by which each of their candidates would rotate holding the office during the 62nd Congress. Republican Charles Curtis was preceded and succeeded by Democrat Augustus Bacon, serving one turn from December 4, 1911 to December 12, 1911.
  2. Resigned to become U.S. Vice President, vacant March 3, 1929 – April 1, 1929 when successor appointed.

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On 20 Apr 2018 at 14:06 GMT James LaLone wrote:

Article recently published - Goodrich, Deb - "From Teepee to Capitol Dome" in WILD WEST, June 2018 issue, pp.52-57.

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