Charles Tatgenhorst Jr.

Charles Tatgenhorst Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
November 8, 1927  March 3, 1929
Preceded by Ambrose E. B. Stephens
Succeeded by William E. Hess
Personal details
Born (1883-08-19)August 19, 1883
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died January 13, 1961(1961-01-13) (aged 77)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Clara Streble
Children one
Alma mater Cincinnati Law School

Charles Tatgenhorst Jr. (August 19, 1883 – January 13, 1961) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Tatgenhorst was educated in the public schools of Cincinnati. He was graduated from Cincinnati Law School in 1910. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Cincinnati. He served as assistant city solicitor for Cincinnati 1914–19. He moved to Cleves, Ohio, in 1919 and continued the practice of law.

Tatgenhorst was elected as a Republican to the Seventieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Ambrose E.B. Stephens and served from November 8, 1927, to March 3, 1929. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1928. He again resumed the practice of his profession in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tatgenhorst was elected judge of the Ohio First District Court of Appeals on November 3, 1936, and served until February 8, 1937. Ohio State bar examiner 1938-1942. In January 1941 became a member of the Ohio State Banking Board.

Tatgenhorst married Clara Streble and had one son Charles Robert Tatgenhorst who joined him in the practice of law. He served as director of Cincinnati Street Railway Co. and Sullivan Electric Co.. He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 13, 1961. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ambrose E. B. Stephens
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
William E. Hess
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