RAWSON, Charles Augustus, (1867 - 1936)

Senate Years of Service: 1922-1922
Party: Republican

RAWSON, Charles Augustus, a Senator from Iowa; born in Des Moines, Iowa, May 29, 1867; attended the public schools and Grinnell (Iowa) College; engaged in banking and the insurance business and also in the manufacture of clay products; member of the board of trustees of Grinnell College; State chairman of the war work council of the Young Men’s Christian Association and served overseas with that organization during the First World War; appointed on February 24, 1922, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William S. Kenyon and served from February 24 to November 7, 1922, when a successor was elected and qualified; was not a candidate for election to fill this vacancy; member of the Republican National Committee 1924-1932; resumed the manufacture of clay products; also interested in banking; died in Des Moines, Iowa, September 2, 1936; interment in Woodland Cemetery.