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Preceded by  Carmi Thompson
Name  Charles Graves
Spouse(s)  Emma B. Mylander
Political party  Democratic

Charles H. Graves (Ohio)
Succeeded by  Charles Quinn Hildebrant
Full Name  Charles Henry Graves
Born  June 24, 1872 Clay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio (1872-06-24)
Died  August 15, 1940(1940-08-15) (aged 68) Toledo, Ohio

Resting place  Oak Harbor Cemetery

Charles Henry Graves (June 24, 1872 – August 15, 1940) was a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Ohio who was Ohio Secretary of State 1911–1915.


Charles H. Graves was born in Ottawa County, Ohio. His father was born in Germany. Graves attended the public schools of Oak Harbor, Ohio, and the University of Michigan Law School, where he graduated in 1893. He had previously studied law in Oak Harbor. He was admitted to the bar in 1893 at Columbus, Ohio.

Graves married Emma B. Mylander of Oak Harbor on September 2, 1896, and had two sons. He served as city solicitor of Oak Harbor, and as Prosecuting Attorney of Ottawa County, Ohio, elected to three year terms in 1900 and 1903. In 1909 he was chairman of the Ottawa County Democratic Central and Executive Committees.

Graves was elected on the Democratic ticket as Secretary of State in 1910, and re-elected in 1912.

Graves died following surgery in August 1940.


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