Charles O. Andrews
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Charles O. Andrews
Charles O. Andrews
Florida Senator. Washington, D.C., April 29. A new informal photograph of Senator Charles O. Andrews, Democrat of Florida LCCN2016875549 (cropped).jpg
United States Senator
from Florida

November 4, 1936 - September 18, 1946
Scott Loftin
Spessard Holland
Member of the Florida House of Representatives

1927
Personal details
BornMarch 7, 1877
Ponce de Leon, Florida
DiedSeptember 18, 1946(1946-09-18) (aged 69)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Florida
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States National Guard
Years of service1903-1905
RankCaptain
UnitFlorida
Battles/warsSpanish-American War

Charles Oscar Andrews (March 7, 1877 – September 18, 1946) was a Democratic Party politician from Florida, who represented Florida in the United States Senate from 1936 until 1946.

Biography

Born in Ponce de Leon, Florida; attended the public schools and the South Florida Military Institute at Bartow, Florida; graduated from the Florida State Normal School at Gainesville, Florida in 1901 and the University of Florida at Gainesville in 1907; during the Spanish-American War served in the Florida National Guard; captain in the Florida National Guard 1903-1905; secretary of the Florida State Senate 1905-1907 and 1909-1911; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1907 and commenced practice in DeFuniak Springs, Florida; judge of the criminal court of record of Walton County, Florida 1910-1911; assistant attorney general of Florida 1912-1919; circuit judge of the seventeenth judicial circuit 1919-1925; general counsel of the Florida Real Estate Commission 1925-1928; member of the Florida House of Representatives in 1927; attorney for Orlando, Florida 1926-1929; State supreme court commissioner 1929-1932; elected on November 3, 1936, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Park Trammell; was reelected in 1940 and served from November 4, 1936, until his death in Washington, D.C. on September 18, 1946; chairman of the Committee on Enrolled Bills (Seventy-ninth United States Congress), Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (79th Congress), Special Committee on Reconstruction of the Senate Roof and Skylights (79th Congress); interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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References

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=a000244.

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