House 1945-50 (District 33); Senate 1951-62 (District 33)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Attorney, Thiel and Root Law Firm
University of Michigan; B.A.;
University of Minnesota, Law School; LL.B.;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Two children: David (son), Cecilia (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was raised in Centralia, Illinois.
"...Root has carried a heavy legislative load with the senate conservatives." ("Chas. W. Root." Typewritten Profile, Source Unknown, 1955?)
He was a member of the Delta Theta Phi fraternity, the Masons, and the Lions Club.
He died in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Religion provided by "Chas. W. Root." Typewritten Profile, Source Unknown, 1955?.