KADING, Charles August

1874–1956

Biography

KADING, Charles August, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Lowell, Dodge County, Wis., January 14, 1874; attended the country schools, Lowell graded school, Horicon High School, and the University of Wisconsin at Madison; was graduated from the law department of Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Ind., in 1900; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Watertown, Wis.; also interested in agricultural pursuits; city attorney of Watertown 1905-1912; district attorney for Dodge County, Wis., 1906-1912; mayor of Watertown 1914-1916; elected as a Republican to the Seventieth, Seventy-first, and Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1927-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law; died in Watertown, Wis., June 19, 1956; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Madison, WI
Papers: In the papers of Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading, 1893-1976, 5.6 cubic feet. Collection includes papers of Charles Kading, his wife Elizabeth, and their son Charles E. The collection primarily contains correspondence, speeches, financial records, and newspaper clippings.
Papers: In the papers of Orland S. Loomis, 1909-1945, 11.6 cubic feet. Correspondents include Charles A. Kading.
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