|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 1st district
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917
|Preceded by||John W. Boehne|
|Succeeded by||George K. Denton|
|Member of the Indiana House of Representatives|
from the Spencer County district
November 9, 1910 – November 6, 1912
|Preceded by||Thomas Edward Chrisney|
|Succeeded by||Wesley Wayne Kellams|
November 7, 1906 – November 4, 1908
|Preceded by||Loren Frich Gage|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Edward Chrisney|
|Born||May 20, 1852|
|Died||September 1, 1928 (aged 76)|
|Alma mater||Bryant and Stratton's Business College|
Charles Lieb (May 20, 1852 – September 1, 1928) was an American politician who served two terms as a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1913 to 1917.
Born in Flehingen, Germany, Lieb immigrated to the United States in 1868 and settled in Rockport, Indiana. He attended the public schools, the Rockport Collegiate Institute, and Bryant and Stratton's Business College, Louisville, Kentucky.
He was employed as a bookkeeper and accountant. He served as a member of the Rockport City Council 1879-1884. He engaged in the lumber business and as a contractor in 1882. Lieb served as the Postmaster of Rockport 1893-1897.
He served as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives 1907-1913. He represented Spencer County.
Lieb was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1916, but served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1916.
Later career and death
He served as president and director of the Farmers' Bank, Rockport, Indiana and engaged in agricultural pursuits.
He died in Rockport, Indiana, September 1, 1928 and was interred in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
- ^ "Offices by County". 28 September 2019.
- ^ http://legdb.iga.in.gov/#!/legislator/5024/Charles-Lieb[bare URL]
- United States Congress. "Charles Lieb (id: L000302)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- 1852 births
- 1928 deaths
- People from Rockport, Indiana
- People from Karlsruhe (district)
- Businesspeople from Indiana
- Democratic Party members of the United States House of Representatives from Indiana
- Democratic Party members of the Indiana House of Representatives
- Indiana city council members
- Indiana postmasters
- German emigrants to the United States