Charles G. Bennett
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Bennett attended the public schools. He graduated from Brooklyn High School and from New York Law School in 1882. He was admitted to the bar in 1882, commenced practice in Brooklyn, and was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress.
Bennett was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1899). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Fifty-sixth Congress in 1898. Bennett was Secretary of the United States Senate from January 29, 1900, to March 4, 1913, when a successor was elected. He returned to Brooklyn, ended active business pursuits, and lived in retirement until his death on May 25, 1914. He was interred in Evergreen Cemetery.
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