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Charles Edward James
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1835
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1899
District Of Columbia, USA

From the Congressional Cemetery Archives:

On Friday, August 11, 1899, C.E. James after a lingering illness at his residence, 807 F street
southwest. Funeral Monday at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited to attend.

The Evening Star, August 12, 1899
Trusted Officer Dead
Policeman Charles E. James, Aged 64 Passes Away

Policeman Charles E. James who has been sick for several months died at his home, No. 807 F street southwest last night about 12 o'clock. He had been in failing health for a long time and his death was not

The deceased was a native of Maryland, was 64 years old and had been a member of the force since 1862, having been appointed only a few months after the organization of the department. Until 1879 he did duty in South Washington and being an expert penman and a trusted officer he was given a detail at Headquarters to keep the record of arrests. He leaves a widow and several grown children.

His funeral will take place from his late home at 10 o'clock Monday morning. An escort of 32 policemen will accompany the body to the grave. 
Family links: 
  Susan Rebecca Hutchinson James (1842 - 1939)*
  William E James (____ - 1901)*
  Ross James (1877 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: AGE: 64 - COD: Pneumonia - BIRTHPLACE: MD
Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: 67 - 225
Maintained by: Susan Ing
Originally Created by: Lorie
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49402485
Charles Edward James
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
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