Charles L. Swain

circa 1913
Charles Luther Swain signature.png

Charles L. Swain (April 19, 1866 – after 1915) was a Democratic politician from Cincinnati, Ohio, United States who was Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, and an unsuccessful candidate for Ohio's 2nd congressional district.

Biography

Charles Luther Swain was born April 19, 1866 at Fincastle, Brown County, Ohio.[1][2] His father, Samuel Luther Swain was born in Pennsylvania[2] and was a miller.[1] Charles followed that trade for some time, and then removed with his family to West Union, Adams County, Ohio at age 13, where he lived until moving to Cincinnati, Ohio.[1]

Swain was educated at the public schools and at Ohio Northern University at Ada, Ohio. He taught school for eight years, and was School Examiner for Adams County for four years.[1] He graduated from Cincinnati Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1893, locating in Cincinnati to practice.[1][2] Swain was elected to represent Hamilton County, Ohio in the Ohio House of Representatives for the 73rd and 74th General Assemblies, 1898-1901.[1] In 1898, Swain was nominated by the Democrats for Ohio's 2nd congressional district, and lost the general election to Republican Jacob H. Bromwell.[3]

Swain was again elected to the 80th General Assembly, 1913–1914, and was chosen by his party caucus as Speaker.[2]

Charles Swain was married August 23, 1894 to Anna M. Burket.[1] He was married again 1907 to Ada McGowan of Hartwell, Ohio.[2] He was a Presbyterian and a member of the Order of Knights of Pythias.[1]

References

Ohio House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel J. Vining
Speaker
1913-1914
Succeeded by
Charles D. Conover

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Charles Swain — Charles Edward Swain (16 January 1885 – 9 February 1974) was an Australian athlete. He competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London on the Australasia team, a combined squad of competitors from Australia and New Zealand. In the 1500 metres,… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles D. Conover — (March 21, 1881 – unknown) was a Republican politician in the U. S. State of Ohio who was Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives 1915 1916. Mr. Conover was born in Champaign County, Ohio. He received a public school education, and attended… …   Wikipedia

  • Swain's Island (Newfoundland and Labrador) — Swain s Island, Newfoundland, is actually a group of eight islands on the north side of Bonavista Bay, southeast of Wesleyville. All of these islands were once inhabited but eventually all of them were resettled, mostly to Wesleyville.HistoryThe… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Prescott — Charles John Prescott (9 June 1857 – 12 June 1946) was an English born Australian army chaplain, Methodist minister and headmaster. Contents 1 Early life 2 Ministry and school career 3 Community service …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Aycock — Charles Brantley Aycock (* 1. November 1859 bei Fremont, North Carolina; † 4. April 1912 in Alabama) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker und 50. Gouverneur von North Carolina. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Frühe Jahre 2 Politischer Aufstieg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles Woodson — at an Atlanta Hawks game in May 2008. No. 21     Green Bay Packers Cornerback …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Chaplin — in der Rolle des Tramp, um 1918 Sir Charles Chaplin, KBE Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr., bekannt als Charlie Chaplin; (* 16. April 1889 in London; † 25. Dezember 1977 in Vevey, Schweiz) war ein britischer Komi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles Brantley Aycock — Charles Aycock (image courtesy NC State Department of Archives and History) Charles Brantley Aycock (November 1, 1859 – April 4, 1912) was the 50th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1901 to 1905. During his tenure as governor …   Wikipedia

  • Charles E. Wiggins — Charles Edward Wiggins (December 3, 1927 March 2, 2000) was a U.S. Representative from California, and later a United States federal judge. He was initially elected to California s 25th congressional district. The district was renumbered as… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Manly Stedman — (January 29, 1841 – September 23, 1930) was a politician and lawyer from North Carolina. Charles M. Stedman celebrates his eighty fifth birthday with fellow congressmen in front of the U.S. Capitol. Speaker of the House Nicholas Longworth shakes… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.