Charles Cutts

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Charles Cutts
United States Senator
from New Hampshire
In office
June 21, 1810 – June 10, 1813
Preceded by Nahum Parker
Succeeded by Jeremiah Mason
Personal details
Born (1769-01-31)January 31, 1769
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Died January 25, 1846(1846-01-25) (aged 76)
Lewinsville, Virginia
Political party Federalist

Charles Cutts (January 31, 1769 – January 25, 1846) was a United States Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Portsmouth, he graduated from Harvard University in 1789, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1795, and practiced. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1803 to 1810, serving as speaker in 1807, 1808, and 1810.

Cutts was elected as a Federalist to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Nahum Parker and served from June 21, 1810 to June 10, 1813, when a successor was elected. He was elected Secretary of the United States Senate and served from October 12, 1814, to December 12, 1825. Cutts moved to Fairfax County, Virginia and settled near Lewinsville, where he died in 1846; interment was in a nearby private cemetery.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
Nahum Parker
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from New Hampshire
1810–1813
Served alongside: Nicholas Gilman
Succeeded by
Jeremiah Mason
Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel Bell
Speaker of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives

1807-1809
Succeeded by
George Upham
Preceded by
George Upham
Speaker of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives

1810-1811
Succeeded by
Clement Storer