Charles Brand (congressman)

Charles Brand ( born November 1, 1871 in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio; † May 23, 1966 in Melbourne Beach, Florida ) was an American politician. Between 1923 and 1933 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Brand attended the public schools of his home and then the Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. He later worked in Urbana in agriculture, handicrafts and in the banking industry. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. In the years 1911 and 1912 he was a member and President of the City Council of Urbana. From 1921 to 1922 he sat in the Senate of Ohio. In 1921, he was also a consultant Commission of the War Finance Corporation.

In the congressional elections of 1922 fire in the seventh election district of Ohio was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Simeon D. Fess on March 4, 1923. After four elections he could pass in Congress until March 3, 1933 five legislative sessions. These were shaped by the events of the world economic crisis since 1929. In 1932 he gave up another candidacy.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Charles fire took until entry into his retirement his previous activities on again. He died on 23 May 1966 in Melbourne Beach at the age of 94 years.