Charles Andrews

Charles Andrews

Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Death 30 Apr 1852 (aged 38)
Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Cenotaph Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 54, Site 161
Memorial ID 22633894 · View Source
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US Congressman. Elected as a Democrat to represent Maine's 4th District in the Thirty-Second Congress, he served from 1851 until his death in office. Andrews was born in Paris, Oxford County, Maine. He graduated from Hebron Academy, was admitted to the bar in 1837, and established a law practice in his hometown. From 1839 to 1843 he was a member of the State House of Representatives, serving as Speaker in 1842, followed by three years as clerk of the courts for Oxford County. In 1848 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore. He died in Paris, Maine and was buried at its Hillside Cemetery. There is also a cenotaph for him at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC.

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