Charles Gustav Binderup

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Charles Gustav Binderup
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 4th district
In office
1935–1936
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 4th district
In office
1937–1938
Personal details
Born March 5, 1873
Horsens, Denmark
Died August 19, 1950
Minden, Nebraska
Spouse(s) Elena Westengaard Binderup
Alma mater Grand Island Business College
Profession Farmer

Merchant

Realtor

Politician

Religion Presbyterian

Charles Gustav Binderup (March 5, 1873 – August 19, 1950) was a Nebraska Democratic politician. He served as United States Congressman from 1935 to 1939.

Biography[edit]

Binderup was born in Horsens, Denmark, son of George Werner Binderup and Laurentza (Bjerring) Binderup. When he was six months old, his parents immigrated to the United States, settling on a farm near Hastings, Nebraska. He attended Grand Island Business College and farmed near Hastings and Minden, Nebraska. He married Elena Westengaard on September 18, 1900, and they had three children.

Career[edit]

Binderup was in the mercantile and creamery business in Minden.[1]

Binderup was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses and served from January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1939.[2] He failed to be reelected in 1938.[3] He ran as an Independent for the Seventy-seventh Congress but was defeated again. He helped organize the Constitutional Money League of America in Minden.

Death[edit]

Binderup died in Minden on August 19, 1950 (age 77 years, 167 days), and is interred at Minden Cemetery.[4] He was a member of the Presbyterian church.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Binderup, Charles Gustav (1873-1950)". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Charles Gustav Binderup". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "BINDERUP, Charles Gustav, (1873 - 1950)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Charles Gustav Binderup". Find A Grave. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ashton C. Shallenberger (D)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 4th congressional district

January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939
Succeeded by
Carl T. Curtis (R)