Robert J. Tracewell
Born near Front Royal, Virginia, Tracewell moved with his parents to Corydon, Indiana, in 1854. He attended the public schools of Corydon and was graduated from Hanover College in 1874. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1875 and commenced practice in Corydon, Indiana.
Later career and death
He was appointed by President McKinley as Comptroller of the Treasury and served from March 4, 1897, to June 15, 1914, when he resigned. He moved to Evansville, Indiana, in 1914 and resumed the practice of law.
He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Corydon, Indiana.
- United States Congress. "Robert J. Tracewell (id: T000340)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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