Charles Q. Hildebrant

Charles Quinn Hildebrant ( born October 17, 1864 in Wilmington, Ohio, † March 31, 1953 ) was an American politician. Between 1901 and 1905 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Hildebrant attended the common schools and then studied at Ohio State University in Columbus. Between 1890 and 1899 he was bailiff at the District Court in Clinton County. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1900 he was in the sixth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Seth W. Brown on March 4, 1901. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1905 two legislative sessions. Since 1903, he was Chairman of the Committee on Accounts. In 1904 he was not re-elected.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives to Hildebrant operated among others in agriculture. In June 1908 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago in part, on William Howard Taft was nominated as a presidential candidate. Between 1915 and 1917 he held the office of Secretary of State for the State of Ohio; 1927 to 1941 he was mayor of Wilmington. He is also passed on 31 March 1953.