Representative Charles F. Hinchcliffe View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 10/2/1968
Birth Place: Shrewsbury, England
Birth Country: England
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 55 (1953) - 56 (1955)
Home County: Jackson
Charles F. Hinchcliffe
Jackson County


MR. SPEAKER: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Charles F. Hinchliffe, begs leave to submit the following memorial:

Charles F. Hinchliffe as born December 31, 1894, in Shrewsbury, England. He was the son of Edward and Catherine Hinchliffe. He came to the United States in 1914. He was educated in public schools in Shrewsbury, England and attended Coe College at Cedar Rapids and Northwestern University.

He married Olga Peters, August 30, 1929, in Baldwin, Iowa.

Mr. Hinchliffe farmed in Jackson County, traveled extensively in fourteen countries in Europe for three years, representing American industry. Mr. Hinchliffe was active in county Republican circles as treasurer and finance chairman, was a veteran of World War I, a Mason and a member of the Consistory, and also of the Baptist Church.

Mr. Hinchliffe, a Republican, served in the Iowa House of Representatives in the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth sessions of the General Assembly as the representative from Jackson County.

He passed away October 2, 1968. Surviving Mr. Hinchliffe are his widow, Olga; one brother, Fred Hinchliffe of Shrewsbury, England and one sister, Mrs. John (Amy) Cherry of Liverpool, England.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Sixty-third General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Charles F. Hinchliffe, the state has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the House by this resolution would express its appreciation of his service, and tender its sympathy to the members of his family.

Be It Further Resolved: That a copy of this resolution be spread upon the Journal of the House, and that the Chief Clerk be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the family of the deceased.