Vice President Charles Warren Fairbanks / Charles Warren Fairbanks Birthplace

Vice President Charles Warren Fairbanks / Charles Warren Fairbanks Birthplace (HM1MUO)

Location: Unionville Center, OH 43077 Union County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 8.328', W 83° 20.366'

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Vice President Charles Warren Fairbanks


Charles Warren Fairbanks became a
prominent lawyer and nationally known
political leader. He was the keynote
speaker at the Republican Convention in
1896, United States Senator from 1897 to
1905, Vice-President of the United States
from 1905 to 1909 in the Theodore Roosevelt
administration, and vice-presidential candidate in
1916. Fairbanks, Alaska and Fairbanks School
District in Union County, Ohio are named in
his honor.


Charles Warren Fairbanks
Birthplace


Charles Warren Fairbanks was born in a
log cabin near this location in Darby
Township on May 11, 1852 to Loriston
and Mary Adelaide Fairbanks. The cabin
was replaced by a two-story framed
house where he was raised to adulthood. Fairbanks
married Cornelia Cole in Marysville in 1874 and
they moved to Indianapolis, Indiana, where he
pursued legal and political careers. Cornelia died
on October 24, 1913 followed by Charles on June 4,
1918. Both were laid to rest at Crown Hill Cemetery
in Indianapolis.
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HM NumberHM1MUO
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Marker Number6- 80
Year Placed2009
Placed ByDarby Township Trustees Unionville Center Ohio Council Union County Historical Society The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 300702 N 4445786
Decimal Degrees40.13880000, -83.33943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.328', W 83° 20.366'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 19.68" N, 83° 20' 21.96" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 96-102 Middleburg-Plain City Rd, Unionville Center OH 43077, US
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