CHINDBLOM, Carl Richard, (1870 - 1956)


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CHINDBLOM, Carl Richard, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., December 21, 1870; attended the public schools; was graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill., in 1890 and from the Kent College of Law (Lake Forest University) at Chicago in 1898; teacher in Martin Luther College in Chicago 1893-1896; was admitted to the bar in 1900 and commenced the practice of law in Chicago, Ill.; delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1904, 1908, 1912, and 1916; attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health in 1905 and 1906; member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners 1906-1910; county attorney of Cook County 1912-1914; master in chancery of the circuit court of Cook County 1916-1918; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law in Chicago, Ill., until his death; referee in bankruptcy in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 1934-1942; died in Chicago, Ill., September 12, 1956; interment in Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill.