BRAND, Charles, (1871 - 1966)


BRAND, Charles, a Representative from Ohio; born in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, November 1, 1871; attended the graded schools of his native city and Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio; engaged in agricultural pursuits, manufacturing, and banking at Urbana; member and president of the Urbana City Council 1911-1912; member of the State senate in 1921 and 1922; served as a member of the advisory committee of the War Finance Corporation in 1921; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1933); was not a candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed former business pursuits until his retirement; died in Melbourne Beach, Fla., May 23, 1966; interment in Melbourne Cemetery.