Charles M. Floyd

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Charles Miller Floyd
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51st Governor of New Hampshire
In office
January 3, 1907 – January 7, 1909
Preceded by John McLane
Succeeded by Henry B. Quinby
Personal details
Born June 5, 1861
Derry, New Hampshire
Died February 3, 1923 (aged 61)
Manchester, New Hampshire
Political party Republican
Religion Congregationalist

Charles Miller Floyd (June 5, 1861 – February 3, 1923) was an American merchant, and manufacturer, and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire. Born in 1861 in Derry, New Hampshire and graduated from Pinkerton Academy, he served New Hampshire in the State Senate and on the Executive Council before being elected Governor in 1906.[1] He defeated popular novelist Winston Churchill for the Republican nomination for Governor.[2]

Floyd died in 1923 in Manchester.

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  1. ^ http://www.state.nh.us/nhdhr/glikeness/floychar.html
  2. ^ (19 September 1906). Churchill Is Beaten In New Hampshire, The New York Times (reporting that establishment candidate Floyd had been Churchill for the GOP nomination)

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Political offices
Preceded by
John McLane
Governor of New Hampshire
1907–1909
Succeeded by
Henry B. Quinby