CHARLES LINDERMAN was born in Orange County, New York, on the 4th of February, 1829, and was educated in the common schools and at Bloomingburg and Clinton Academies. In 1855 he removed to Iowa, locating at Davenport, where he has been engaged in banking and farming. He removed to Page County before the beginning of the Civil War and upon the organization of the Eighth Iowa Cavalry was commissioned second lieutenant of Company A, serving to the close of the war, having been promoted to first lieutenant. He served as clerk of Page County from 1860 to 1863, and in 1865 was elected on the Republican ticket
Representative to the Eleventh General Assembly. Before the expiration of his term he was elected clerk of the Supreme Court, serving by reelection until 1875. In 1891 he was again chosen to represent his county in the Twenty-fourth General Assembly, serving two terms.