Charles Denison (nephew of George Denison) was born in Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania. He received a liberal education, and was graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1838. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Denison was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses and served until his death in Wilkes-Barre. He was a delegate to the 1864 Democratic National Convention. Interment in Forty Fort Cemetery in Kingston, Pennsylvania.
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