Charles Edmund Boyle

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Charles Edmund Boyle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Preceded by Morgan R. Wise
Succeeded by Welty McCullogh
Personal details
Born (1836-02-04)February 4, 1836
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Died December 15, 1888(1888-12-15) (aged 52)
Political party Democratic
For other people of the same name, see Charles Boyle (disambiguation).

Charles Edmund Boyle (February 4, 1836 – December 15, 1888) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Charles E. Boyle was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools, and Waynesburg College in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in December 1861 and practiced. He was elected district attorney for Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in 1862. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1865 and 1866. He was president of the Democratic State convention in 1867 and 1871, and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1876 and 1880.

Boyle was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1886. He was appointed judge of the Territory of Washington in September 1888 and served until his death in Seattle, Washington, in 1888. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.


Preceded by
Morgan R. Wise
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district

1883 - 1887
Succeeded by
Welty McCullogh