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Charles Swan Benton
Birth: Jul. 12, 1810
Fryeburg
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Death: May 4, 1882
La Crosse
La Crosse County
Wisconsin, USA

US Representative from New York. In 1824, he moved to moved to Herkimer County, New York and was judge advocate of the State militia in 1837. Elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses, March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1847 and clerk of the court of appeals 1847-1849. He moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1855, was appointed by President Pierce as register of the United States land office at La Crosse, Wisconsin, serving 1856 to 1861. His last public service was as judge of La Crosse County, 1874-1881. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Elizabeth B Reynolds Benton (1828 - 1923)*
 
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Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
La Crosse
La Crosse County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9087536
Charles Swan Benton
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Charles Swan Benton
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Charles Swan Benton
Added by: La Crosse Area Genealogical Society
 
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