Charles Lewis Beale

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Charles Lewis Beale
Charles Lewis Beale.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861
Preceded by John Thompson
Succeeded by Stephen Baker
Personal details
Born (1824-03-05)March 5, 1824
Canaan, New York
Died January 30, 1899(1899-01-30) (aged 74)
Hudson, New York
Citizenship  United States
Political party Republican
Alma mater Union College
Profession lawyer

politician

Charles Lewis Beale (March 5, 1824, – January 30, 1899) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Biography[edit]

Born in Canaan, New York, Beale graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1844, where he had been a member of the Kappa Alpha Society. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1849.

Career[edit]

Beale commenced practice in Kinderhook, New York in 1851 and continued the practice of law in Hudson, New York from 1866 to 1890.[1]

Elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress, Beale was a U. S. Representative for the twelfth congressional district of New York from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1861).[2] He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1860 to the following congress. He was a presidential elector in 1864. Afterwards, he became a delegate to the Union National Convention at Philadelphia in 1866 then resumed his law practice.

Death[edit]

Beale died in Hudson, Columbia County, New York, on January 29, 1900 (age 75 years, 330 days). He is interred at Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, New York.[3] [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charles Lewis Beale". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Charles Lewis Beale". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Charles Lewis Beale". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Obituary". New York Herald-Tribune (New York). 31 January 1899. p. 7. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Thompson
Representative of the 12th Congressional District of New York
March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1861
Succeeded by
Stephen Baker