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Francis "Frank" Charlton, Jr
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Birth: Feb., 1848
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1916
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Frank Charlton continued his father's interests in the lamp black industry. The 1913 - 1915 city directories list him as President of Bihn & Wolff Co., a lamp black manufacturer. Bihn & Wolff was located at the southwest corner of Ash & Almond St. Edwin Wolff, treasurer; William H. Houston, secretary. Like his brother William, he also served one tem as a Philadelphia Councilman. Charlton's home residence was listed as 3222 Oxford St.


Philadelphia Inquirer, January 17, 1916, page 34:

FRANCIS CHARLTON

Francis Charlton, 67 years old, of 3222 Oxford Street, a trustee of the Norristown State Hospital for the Insane and well known in fraternal circles, died at the German Hospital early yesterday morning after an illness of several months. Mr. Charlton was a manufacturer of lampblack. He was a member of Keystone Lodge, No. 271, F. and A.M.; Columbia R.A. Chapter No. 91 and St. John's Commandery, Philadelphia Consistory; Masonic Veteran's Association, Excelsior Lodge of L.O.O.F., Continental Republican Club and the 20th Century Republican Club. During the administration of Mayor Reyburn he served as a Common Councilman from the 29th Ward. He is survived by a widow, two sons and a daughter.

NOTE: John Edger Rayburn was Mayor of Philadelphia from 1907 to 1911. Francis Charlton was elected to Common Council on February 19, 1907 and retired from Common Council on April 1, 1909. During his one term, he was a member of the Common Council's Committee on Fairmount Park. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Charlton (1808 - 1885)
  Mary Todd Charlton (1811 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Emma Hart Charlton (1848 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Luther Martin Charlton (1883 - 1923)*
  Almira H Charlton Patchel (1886 - ____)*
  William Hart Charlton (1887 - 1962)*
  Mary E Charlton (1891 - 1891)*
  Francis L Charlton (1894 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jane Charlton McArthur (1837 - 1925)*
  William Charlton (1839 - 1888)*
  John H Charlton (1846 - 1865)*
  Francis Charlton (1848 - 1916)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bala Cynwyd
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Researcher
Record added: Apr 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18914695
Francis Frank Charlton, Jr
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Francis Frank Charlton, Jr
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