Charles Archibald NICHOLS, Congress, MI (1876-1920)


NICHOLS, Charles Archibald, a Representative from Michigan; born in Boyne City, Charlevoix County, Mich., August 25, 1876; attended the public schools; engaged in newspaper work as reporter and criminal investigator for the Detroit Journal and the Detroit News from 1898 to 1905; secretary of the police department of the city of Detroit 1905-1908; city clerk 1908-1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in Washington, D.C., April 25, 1920; chairman, Committee on the Census (Sixty-sixth Congress); interment in Grand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present