Clarence C. Gilhams
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 12th district
November 6, 1906 – March 3, 1909
|Preceded by||Newton W. Gilbert|
|Succeeded by||Cyrus Cline|
|Born||April 11, 1860|
Brighton, Indiana, U.S.
|Died||June 5, 1912 (aged 52)|
Lagrange, Indiana, U.S.
|Resting place||Greenwood Cemetery, Lagrange, Indiana|
|Alma mater||Indiana State University|
Born in Brighton, Indiana, Gilhams attended the common local schools and Indiana State University at Terre Haute, Indiana and became a school teacher. He was employed as a salesman. An auditor of Lagrange County in 1894–1902, he later engaged in the life insurance business.
Gilhams was elected as a Republican, in 1906, to the Fifty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Newton W. Gilbert; he was reelected to the Sixtieth Congress and served from November 6, 1906, to March 3, 1909. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress.
Later career and death
Later, he studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1910, also resuming the life insurance business.
He died in Lagrange, Indiana, on June 5, 1912. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Clarence C. Gilhams (id: G000187)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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