Charles V. Truax
Charles Vilas Truax
Frontispiece of 1936's Charles Vilas Truax, Late a Representative
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's At-large district
March 4, 1933 – August 9, 1935
|Succeeded by||Daniel S. Earhart|
|Born||February 1, 1887|
|Died||August 9, 1935 (aged 48)|
|Resting place||Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, Ohio|
Born on a farm near Sycamore, Ohio, Truax attended the public schools and graduated from Sycamore High School. He engaged in the implement business, and afterward, in agricultural pursuits. He was editor of the Swine World magazine from 1916-1921. He was appointed director of agriculture of Ohio by Gov. A. Victor Donahey in 1923 and served until 1929. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1928. He engaged in the life insurance business in Columbus, Ohio, in 1928. He was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1933, until his death in Washington, D.C., August 9, 1935. He was interred in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, Ohio.
- United States Congress. "Charles V. Truax (id: T000386)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Charles V. Truax at Find a Grave
- "Charles V. Truax". Ohio History Central.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's at-large congressional district
Daniel S. Earhart