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 Robert Milledge Charlton

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Robert Milledge Charlton Famous memorial

Birth
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Death
18 Jan 1854 (aged 46)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Plot
Lot 443
Memorial ID
7442191 View Source

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.

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.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 May 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7442191
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7442191/robert-milledge-charlton: accessed ), memorial page for Robert Milledge Charlton (19 Jan 1807–18 Jan 1854), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7442191, citing Laurel Grove Cemetery North, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.