Charles Lieb

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Charles Lieb
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917
Preceded byJohn W. Boehne
Succeeded byGeorge K. Denton
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the Spencer County district
In office
November 9, 1910 – November 6, 1912
Preceded byThomas Edward Chrisney[1]
Succeeded byWesley Wayne Kellams
In office
November 7, 1906 – November 4, 1908
Preceded byLoren Frich Gage
Succeeded byThomas Edward Chrisney
Personal details
Born(1852-05-20)May 20, 1852
Flehingen, Germany
DiedSeptember 1, 1928(1928-09-01) (aged 76)
Rockport, Indiana
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materBryant 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 as a contractor in 1882. Lieb served as the Postmaster of Rockport 1893-1897.

Political career

He served as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives 1907-1913. He represented Spencer County.[2]

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.


  1. ^ "Offices by County". 28 September 2019.
  2. ^!/legislator/5024/Charles-Lieb [bare URL]

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by