Senator Charles Fred Jewett View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 5/17/1909
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 24 (1892) - 25 (1894)
House: 23 (1890)
Home County: Worth
Charles Fred Jewett
Worth County
Senator from the district composed of Worth, Mitchell and Winnebago counties is the Hon. C. F. Jewett, a native of Maine, having been born in that State August 19, 1836. He attended the common schools at Appleton, Wisconsin, came to Iowa in 1869 and went to farming where he now lives. For several years he was a lumber dealer and manufacturer at Portage, Wisconsin He was elected to the House of Representatives of the Twenty-third General Assembly by the Republicans of Mitchell county, two years later chosen for the .Senate, and is now a holdover. He does not have much to say on the floor, but is a very genial and approachable gentleman, such as can make friends both for himself and the measures he advocates and thus secure their enactment into laws. Senator Jewett is married.