Charles Lee FAUST, Congress, MO (1879-1928)


FAUST, Charles Lee, a Representative from Missouri; born near Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, April 24, 1879; moved with his parents to a farm near Highland, Doniphan County, Kans.; attended the public schools and Highland University; engaged in teaching in a country school near Highland 1898-1900; was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1903, was admitted to the bar the same year, and commenced the practice of his profession in St. Joseph, Mo.; city counselor of St. Joseph 1915-1919; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1921, until his death; chairman, Committee on the Census (Sixty-eighth Congress); had been reelected to the Seventy-first Congress; died December 17, 1928, at the United States Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C.; interment in Highland Cemetery, Highland, Kans.

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