Schuyler Colfax

Notable Facts

  • Served as Speaker of the U.S. House (Republican) from 1863-1869
  • Served as Vice President of the United States (Under President Ulysses S. Grant) from 1869-1873


U.S. House
District 9
In office
Mar 4, 1855 to Mar 4, 1857

Party: Indiana People's Party
Assumed: General Election
Left: Switched Parties
District 9
In office
Mar 4, 1857 to Mar 4, 1869

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Schuyler Colfax spent 14 years, 4 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.


We found no record of Schuyler Colfax running for office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they ran at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database (note: state legislative election data is extremely limited currently).