Charles Edward Snodgrass

Charles Edward Snodgrass ( born December 28, 1866 Sparta, White County, Tennessee; † August 3, 1936 in Crossville, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1899 and 1903 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Snodgrass was a nephew of Henry C. Snodgrass (1848-1931), who was also 1891-1895 for the State of Tennessee in Congress. The younger Snodgrass attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he began to work in his new profession from 1888 in Crossville. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1898 he was in the fourth electoral district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Benton McMillin on March 4, 1899. After a re-election in 1900 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1903 two legislative sessions. In 1902, he was not nominated by his party for re-election. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he served as a judge until 1934 at various courts. Then he withdrew into retirement, which he spent in Crossville, where he also died on 3 August 1936. He was married to Lola Adel Webb (1873-1944), with whom he had four children.