Karl Cortlandt Schuyler   [1877-1933]

US Senator

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Karl Schuyler was elected on November 8, 1932, as a Colorado Republican, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Charles W. Waterman. Schuyler served out the remainder of Waterman’s term, which ran from December 7, 1932 to March 3, 1933. During the same election that elected him to fill out the remainder of Waterman’s term, he also stood for election for the full term, from 1933 to 1938, which he lost. As a result, Karl Schuyler probably served one of the shortest terms in the U. S. Senate of any elected or appointed U. S. Senator.

Karl Schuyler was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 13, 1877. He graduated from the University of Denver Law School in 1898, was admitted to the Colorado Bar the same year, and began to practice law in Colorado Springs. He moved to Denver, Colorado in 1905 and established a law practice there. He became a trustee of the University of Denver and also of the Colorado Women’s College in Denver, Colorado. In 1920 Schuyler made an attempt to become the candidate for the Republican U. S. Senate nomination. But he was not successful.

Following his three month service in the U. S. Senate, Schuyler returned to his law practice in Denver. While visiting New York City in 1933, he was struck by an automobile and was killed. Schuyler’s remains are interred at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

See the appendix at the end of the bio profile for Pieter Schuyler [1657-1724] to understand the relationship, if any, between the eight Schuylers in this listing.

 

REFERENCES

Karl Cortlandt Schuyler, Congressional Biographies

Karl C. Schuyler, Wikipedia

 

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