Charles L. Faust

Charles Lee Faust (* April 24, 1879 in Bellefontaine, Ohio; † December 17, 1928 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1921 and 1928 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Even in his youth drew Charles fist with his parents on a farm near Highland in Kansas. He attended the public schools of his new home and the Highland University. Between 1898 and 1900 he worked as a teacher in Highland. After studying law at the University of Kansas in Lawrence and his 1903 was admitted to the bar he began in Saint Joseph (Missouri ) to work in this profession. Between 1915 and 1919 he was a legal adviser of the city.

Politically, fist member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1920, he was elected in the fourth electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he succeeded the late Charles F. Booher meantime, on March 4, 1921. After three re- elections he could remain until his death in the Naval Hospital in Washington on December 17, 1928 in Congress. He was buried in his former residence Highland.