Charles Curtis The 31st Vice President of USA

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31st  (Mar 04, 1929 - Mar 04, 1933)
Age at start:  69 years 1 month 11 days
Age:  76 years 15 days
Height: 0'0", 0 cm
Born: Jan 25, 1860
Born place: Topeka, Kansas
Net worth: < $1 Million
Death date:  February 8, 1936
Politician, Prosecuter
Topeka High School

Charles Curtis (January 25, 1860 - February 8, 1936) was an American attorney and Republican politician from Kansas who served as the 31st vice president of the United States from 1929 to 1933, becoming the first Native American and the first person of color to hold the office of vice president. He also previously served as the Senate Majority Leader from 1924 to 1929.
A member of the Kaw Nation born in the Kansas Territory, Curtis was the first person with any Native American ancestry and with acknowledged non-European ancestry to reach either of the highest offices in the federal executive branch. He is the highest-ranking enrolled Native American ever to serve in the federal government. He is the most recent Executive Branch officer to have been born in a territory rather than a state. ... read more on
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