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Charles Winfield WATERMAN

(1861-1932)
Senate Years of Service:
1927-1932
Party:
Republican

WATERMAN, Charles Winfield, a Senator from Colorado; born in Waitsfield, Washington County, Vt., November 2, 1861; attended the rural schools and St. Johnsbury Academy; graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington in 1885; taught school in Connecticut and also at Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1885-1888; graduated from the law school of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1889; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Denver, Colo.; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1926 and served from March 4, 1927, until his death; chairman, Committee on Patents (Seventy-first Congress), Committee on Enrolled Bills (Seventy-second Congress); died in Washington, D.C., August 27, 1932; remains were cremated and the ashes deposited in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Bibliography

U.S. Congress. House. Memorial Services. 72nd Cong., 2nd sess., 1932-1933. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1933.

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

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