Christian Markle Straub (1804 – June 7, 1860) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district from 1853 to 1855.
Early life and education
Straub was born in Milton, Pennsylvania to Andrew II and Mary Eveline Walter. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He served as prothonotary of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania in 1845 and sheriff of Schuylkill County in 1849.
Straub was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third congress. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 28th district from 1855 to 1856 and the 7th district from 1857 to 1858. He died in Washington, D.C. and is interred at the Charles Baber Cemetery in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
- "Pennsylvania State Senate - Christian Markle Straub Biography". www.legsi.state.pa.us. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
- Christian Markle Straub at findagrave.com
- United States Congress. "Christian Markle Straub (id: S000999)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
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Henry M. Fuller
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
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James H. Campbell
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