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Charles Raymon Savage (April 12, 1906 – January 14, 1976) was a U.S. Representative from Washington.

Charles R. Savage
Representative Charles R. Savage, 1973.jpg
Savage in 1973
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947
Preceded byFred B. Norman
Succeeded byFred B. Norman
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
In office
1939–1945
1951–1959
1963–1967
1969–1976
Personal details
Born(1906-04-12)April 12, 1906
La Farge, Wisconsin
DiedJanuary 14, 1976(1976-01-14) (aged 69)
Shelton, Washington
Resting placeShelton Memorial Park
Political partyDemocratic

Born on a farm at La Farge, Wisconsin, Savage attended the public schools. Later, he took special courses in mechanics, building construction, business law and salesmanship. After that he moved to Washington State and engaged in building construction and logging.

Savage served as member of the State House of Representatives from 1939 to 1945, from 1951 to 1959, from 1963 to 1967 and again from 1969 until his death in 1976. During his political career, he served twelve times as delegate to State Democratic conventions between 1938 and 1970. In addition, he served as delegate at the Democratic National Convention in 1944.

In between his tenures in the State House of Washington State, Savage was also elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947). However, he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to Congress and also unsuccessful in a special election in June 1947 to Congress as well as for election in 1948 to Congress. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1958.

After Savage dropped out of politics, he continued his logging pursuits. He also served as district manager of an insurance society and engaged in real estate business.

Later in his years, Savage moved to Shelton, Washington, where he died on January 14, 1976. He was interred in Shelton Memorial Park.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Charles R. Savage (id: S000080)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Fred B. Norman (R)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 3rd congressional district

January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947
Succeeded by
Fred B. Norman (R)