Charles W. Fairbanks (1852-1918)
Charles W. Fairbanks was the Vice President of the United States from 1905-1909 under Theodore Roosevelt. Though he was born in Ohio, he spent most of his life in Indianapolis and began and ended his political career there. He was a member of the Mae nnerchor and served as the principal speaker at the grand opening of the new Maennerchor Hall in 1907. He also gave a speech at the 1908 National Saengerfest of the North American Saengerbund that was held in Indianapolis.
Access Aids:Dunn, Jacob Piatt. Indiana and Indianans: A History of Aboriginal and Territorial Indiana and the Century of Statehood, Vol. 2., 1919. Call Number: F526.D94v.2 Location: IUPUI UNIV LIB Special Col l Ref (non-circulating).
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