Robert Andrew Childs

Robert Andrew Childs

Birth
Malone, Franklin County, New York, USA
Death 19 Dec 1915 (aged 70)
Hinsdale, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Burial Oak Brook, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 63002711 · View Source
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US Congressman. Originally a farmer, he joined the Union Army at the outbreak of the Civil War and served in the 15th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he graduated from Illinois State Normal University, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1872. Settling in Hinsdale, Illinois, he opened a law practice, was a member of the village board of trustees, and served as president of the school board. In 1893, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress, serving until 1895. Not a candidate for renomination, he resumed the practice of law in Chicago, Illinois, until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 17 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63002711
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Andrew Childs (22 Mar 1845–19 Dec 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63002711, citing Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook, DuPage County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .