Charles R. Schirm Edit Profile
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Schirm attended the public schools. He commenced, but did not complete, an apprenticeship in iron molding, and attended Washington and Jefferson College of Washington, Pennsylvania.
He went on to teach school in Pennsylvania and Maryland. He studied law, was admitted to the Baltimore County bar in 1896, and practiced. Schirm was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1903), but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1902 to the Fifty-eighth Congress.
He later served as delegate to the Bull Moose National Convention in 1912, and continued the practice of law in Baltimore, where he died. He is interred in Loudon Park Cemetery.
Member Maryland. House of Delegates, 1898-1900. Member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 4th Maryland. District; Clubs since 1899, v.-p.
National Spiritualists’ Association, Washington, since 1907.
Married Annie Maude Charlton, of Washington, Pennsylvania, March 8, 1891 (died 1892).