Charles curtis

Curtis

[kur-tis]
noun
1.
Benjamin Robbins, 1809–74, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1851–57; resigned in dissent over Dred Scott case.
2.
Charles, 1860–1936, vice president of the U.S. 1929–33.
3.
Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar [hur-muhn koch-mahr] , 1850–1933, U.S. publisher.
4.
George Ticknor [tik-ner] , 1812–94, U.S. attorney and writer.
5.
George William, 1824–92, U.S. essayist, editor, and reformer.
6.
a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “courteous.”
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charles curtis

31st vice president of the United States (1929-33) in the Republican administration of President Herbert Hoover.

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