Charles V. Truax

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Charles Vilas Truax
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1933 – August 9, 1935
Preceded by inactive
Succeeded by Daniel S. Earhart
Personal details
Born (1887-02-01)February 1, 1887
Sycamore, Ohio
Died August 9, 1935(1935-08-09) (aged 48)
Washington, D.C.
Resting place Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, Ohio
Political party Democratic

Charles Vilas Truax (February 1, 1887 – August 9, 1935) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born on a farm near Sycamore, Ohio, Truax attended the public schools and graduated from Sycamore High School. He engaged in the implement business, and afterward, in agricultural pursuits. He was editor of the Swine World magazine from 1916-1921. He was appointed director of agriculture of Ohio by Gov. A. Victor Donahey in 1923 and served until 1929. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1928. He engaged in the life insurance business in Columbus, Ohio, in 1928. He was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1933, until his death in Washington, D.C., August 9, 1935. He was interred in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, Ohio.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
District re-established
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's at-large congressional district

Succeeded by
Daniel S. Earhart