Charles N. Fowler

Charles Newell Fowler ( born November 2, 1852 in Lena ( Illinois), † May 27 1932 in Orange ( New Jersey) ) was an American politician. Between 1895 and 1911 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Fowler attended the common schools and the College in Beloit (Wisconsin ) and thereafter until 1876, the Yale College. After a subsequent law studies at the Chicago Law School and his 1878 was admitted to the bar he began in Beloit (Kansas) to work in this profession. In 1883 he first moved to Cranford (New Jersey ) before he settled in 1891 in Elizabeth. In both cities he worked in the banking industry. He also led a Pfandbrief bank.

Politically, Fowler member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1894 he was in the eighth constituency of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John T. Dunn on March 4, 1895. After seven elections he could pass in Congress until March 3, 1911 eight legislatures. Since 1903 he represented as a successor to James F. Stewart the fifth district of his state. In his time as a congressman of the Spanish-American War of 1898 fell. Between 1901 and 1909 he was chairman of the Banking and Currency Committee. In 1910, Fowler applied unsuccessfully for his party's nomination for election to the U.S. Senate. From 1898 to 1907 he was a member of the State Board of Republicans.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Charles Fowler worked in Elizabeth again in the banking industry and business in Vermont some marble quarries. Fowler also dealt with literary matters. He retired in 1930 after Orange ( New Jersey), and died there on 27 May 1932. His occupation was made at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield (New Jersey).