Charles Haddon Bedwell

Notable Facts

  • Served as Speaker of the House in the 69th General Assembly (1914-1916)


Indiana House
Sullivan County
In office
Nov 6, 1912 to Nov 8, 1916

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Indiana Senate
Sullivan, Vigo Counties
In office
Nov 7, 1934 to Nov 4, 1942

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Charles Haddon Bedwell spent 12 years, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.


1940–U.S. House (District 7) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1940
Gerald W. Landis (i)*, Republican, 81,632 votes
Charles Haddon Bedwell, Democratic, 74,746 votes
Out of 156,378 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,886 (4.40%)
In the 1 races for which we have results, Charles Haddon Bedwell had a record of 0-1. That includes a record of 0-1 in 1 general election.