HILDEBRANT, Charles Quinn, (1864 - 1953)


”Around the Capital” (detail), engraving, Thomas Fleming, 1902, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

HILDEBRANT, Charles Quinn, a Representative from Ohio; born in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, October 17, 1864; attended the public schools and Ohio State University at Columbus; clerk of the court of Clinton County in 1890 and reelected in 1893 and 1896; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1905); chairman, Committee on Accounts (Fifty-eighth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress; resumed his business and agricultural pursuits; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1908; secretary of state of Ohio 1915-1917; mayor of Wilmington, Ohio, from November 1927 until his retirement December 31, 1941; died in Wilmington, Ohio, March 31, 1953; interment in Sugar Grove Cemetery.