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Robert Milledge Charlton

  • Birth 19 Jan 1807 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 18 Jan 1854 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Lot 443
  • Memorial ID 7442191

U.S. Senator. Born the son of Judge Thomas Usher Pulaski Charlton, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Savannah, Georgia. He was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, in 1828, a United States District Attorney and judge of the Chatham County, Superior Court, in 1832. He also was Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, (1839-41). In 1852, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Macpherson Berrien, serving until 1853. After leaving the Senate, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 46. Charlton County Georgia, is named after him.

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  • Added: 14 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7442191
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Milledge Charlton (19 Jan 1807–18 Jan 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7442191, citing Laurel Grove Cemetery (North), Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .