Christian Markle Straub

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Christian Markle Straub was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Christian M. Straub was born in Milton, Pennsylvania. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He served as prothonotary of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, in 1845, and sheriff of Schuylkill County in 1849.

Straub was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1856 to 1858. He died in Washington, D.C. The date of his death is unknown.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry M. Fuller
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

1853 - 1855
Succeeded by
James H. Campbell