C. Frank Reavis

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C. Frank Reavis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1915 – June 3, 1922
Preceded byJohn A. Maguire
Succeeded byRoy H. Thorpe
Personal details
Born(1870-09-05)September 5, 1870
Falls City, Nebraska
DiedMay 26, 1932(1932-05-26) (aged 61)
Lincoln, Nebraska
Political partyRepublican

Charles Frank Reavis (September 5, 1870 – May 26, 1932) was an American Republican Party politician.

He was born in Falls City, Nebraska on and studied law at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He was admitted to the bar in 1892 and set up practice in Falls City. He became the prosecuting attorney of Richardson County, Nebraska from 1894 to 1896.

In 1915 he was elected to the Sixty-fourth United States Congress and reelected to the three succeeding congresses serving from March 4, 1915, to June 3, 1922. On April 5, 1917, he voted against declaring war on Germany. He resigned in 1922 and was appointed in June 1922 special assistant to the United States Attorney General in the prosecution of war fraud cases. He served until June 1, 1924. He moved to Lincoln, Nebraska in 1924 and continued the practice of law. He died there on May 26, 1932, and is buried in Steele Cemetery in Falls City.


  • "Reavis, Charles Frank". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved February 24, 2006.
  • "Reavis, Charles Frank". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved February 24, 2006.
  • This article incorporates facts obtained from: Lawrence Kestenbaum, The Political Graveyard
  •  This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
  • C. Frank Reavis at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John A. Maguire (D)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1915 – June 3, 1922
Succeeded by
Roy H. Thorpe (R)