Father of the famous aviator who shared his name, Charles Lindbergh was elected to the House in 1906 and served until 1917. He joined a group of progressive Republicans who banded together to overthrow Speaker Joe Cannon’s iron-fisted rule of the House.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Charles August Lindbergh,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2011/PA2011-08-0042/ (July 23, 2021)
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