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Charles Bateman TIMBERLAKE

(1854-1941)

TIMBERLAKE, Charles Bateman, a Representative from Colorado; born in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, September 25, 1854; attended the common schools and Earlham College, Richmond, Ind., 1871-1874; taught school; moved to Colorado in 1885, and settled near Holyoke, Phillips County; engaged in agricultural pursuits and stock raising; member of the Republican State committee 1892-1910; superintendent of schools of Phillips County 1889-1895; county clerk 1895-1897; appointed receiver of the United States land office at Sterling, Colo., on July 1, 1897, and served until April 30, 1914; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; engaged in banking in Sterling, Colo., until his death there on May 31, 1941; interment in Grand View Cemetery, Fort Collins, Colo.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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