Charles W. Fairbanks The 26th Vice President of USA

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26th  (Mar 04, 1905 - Mar 04, 1909)
Age at start:  52 years 9 months 25 days
Age:  66 years 25 days
Height: 0'0", 0 cm
Born: May 11, 1852
Born place: Unionville Center, Ohio
Net worth: < $1 Million
Death date:  June 4, 1918
Signature:
Party:
Republican
Occupation:
Lawyer
Education:
Ohio Wesleyan University (BA, MA)

Charles Warren Fairbanks (May 11, 1852 - June 4, 1918) was an American politician who served as a senator from Indiana from 1897 to 1905 and the 26th vice president of the United States from 1905 to 1909. He was also the Republican vice presidential nominee in the 1916 presidential election. Had the Republican ticket been elected, Fairbanks would have become the third, and to date only Republican and non-consecutive Vice President to multiple presidents (after George Clinton and John C. Calhoun).
Born in Unionville Center, Ohio, Fairbanks moved to Indianapolis after graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University. He became an attorney and railroad financier, working under railroad magnate Jay Gould. Fairbanks delivered the keynote address at the 1896 Republican National Convention and won election to the Senate the following year. In the Senate, he became an advisor to President William McKinley and served on a commission that helped settle the Alaska boundary dispute. ... read more on
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