Benjamin Ernest Charlton

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Benjamin Ernest Charlton (b 12 April 1835 in Brant County, Upper Canada - d 12 March 1901) was the mayor of Hamilton, Ontario from 1867 and 1873-1874. In addition to his activities as a politician, Charlton was also a teacher and manufacturer.

Charlton is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.[1]


Charlton Avenue, a street in the lower city of Hamilton, Ontario was named after him.


  1. ^ Bailey, Thomas Melville (1981). Dictionary of Hamilton Biography (Vol I, 1791-1875). W.L. Griffin Ltd.