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Charles Delano

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Amherst College, in 1840, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced to practice law in Amherst, Massachusetts. He was treasurer of Hampshire County, (1849-58). In 1859, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1863. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was trustee of the Clarke School for the Education of the Deaf, (1877-83). He also was appointed by Governor Rice in 1878, as special counsel for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in matters relating to the Hoosac Tunnel and the Troy & Greenfield Railroad, serving until his death at age 63.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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Charles Delano
at Northampton
Jan 23 1883
Æ 62
His Wife
Sarah Gridley
Died Oct 6 1904
Æ 79
Veritas et Justitia





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  • Added: 25 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7493171
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Delano (24 Jun 1820–23 Jan 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7493171, citing Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .