Charles A. Stevens

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Charles Abbot Stevens (August 9, 1816 – April 7, 1892) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, brother of Moses Tyler Stevens and cousin of Isaac Ingalls Stevens.

Born in North Andover (then a part of Andover), Essex County, Massachusetts, Stevens attended Franklin Academy, a public school in North Andover. He was manufacturer of flannels and broadcloths at Ware, Massachusetts, in 1841. He served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1853. He served as delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1860 and 1868. He served as a member of the Governor's council 1867-1870. He was an unsuccessful for election in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress. He was subsequently elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alvah Crocker and served from January 27 to March 3, 1875. He resumed the manufacturing business. He died in New York City April 7, 1892. He was interred in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Ware, Massachusetts.

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