Cyrenus COLE, Congress, IA (1863-1939)


COLE, Cyrenus, a Representative from Iowa; born near Pella, Marion County, Iowa, January 13, 1863; graduated from Central University, Pella, Iowa, 1887; newspaper publisher; business owner; author; elected to the Sixty-seventh Congress by special election as a Republican to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative James W. Good, and reelected to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (July 19, 1921-March 3, 1933); was not a candidate for renomination to the Seventy-third Congress in 1932; died on November 14, 1939, in Washington, D.C..; interment in First Dutch Reform Church Cemetery, near Pella, Marion County, Iowa.


Cole, Cyrenus. From Four Corners to Washington: A Little Story of Home, Love, War, and Politics. 1920. Reprint, Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Torch Press, 1922.

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