Charles F. West

Charles Franklin West
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 17th district
In office
March 4, 1931  January 3, 1935
Preceded by William M. Morgan
Succeeded by William A. Ashbrook
Personal details
Born (1895-01-12)January 12, 1895
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Died December 27, 1955(1955-12-27) (aged 60)
Bradenton, Florida
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Ohio Wesleyan University
Harvard University

Charles Franklin West (January 12, 1895 – December 27, 1955) was a member of the United States House of Representatives.


West was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio. he received his education at local schools, and in later years, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1918 and enrolled at Harvard University in 1920. Between the years of 1924 and 1930, he served as a professor of political science at Denison University.

West was nominated, and elected as a Democrat to the seventy second and seventy-third congresses, he took up this role between March 4, 1931 and January 3, 1935. West had an unsuccessful nomination to become the United States Senator, however despite this failing to succeed, West continued other roles including delegate to the Democratic National Convention, among other careers at different times. Between 1940 and 1947, West engaged in unknown private business, only to leave this and become a professor at Akron University. West received the Democratic nomination to the eighty-fourth congress, but withdrew before the election.[1] he died in Bradenton, Florida, aged 60.


  1. West, Charles Biographical information. Retrieved on 2007-12-18
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William M. Morgan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 17th congressional district

Succeeded by
William A. Ashbrook
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