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Charles Edward James

  • Birth 30 Dec 1835 Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 11 Aug 1899 District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot 67 - 225
  • Memorial ID 49402485

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 Members

Gravesite Details AGE: 64 - COD: Pneumonia - BIRTHPLACE: MD





  • Maintained by: Susan Ing
  • Originally Created by: Lorie
  • Added: 7 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49402485
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Edward James (30 Dec 1835–11 Aug 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49402485, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Susan Ing (contributor 47043987) .