Fairbanks, Charles

Fairbanks, Charles (Warren)

(1852–1918) vice-president, attorney; born near Unionville Center, Ohio. A prominent attorney, specializing in railroad disputes, he became a senator in 1898, and vigorously supported President McKinley. He served as Theodore Roosevelt's vice-president (1905–09) but had little impact upon that administration. He ran unsuccessfully for the vice-presidency in 1916.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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