Charles A. Ingersoll

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Charles Anthony Ingersoll (October 19, 1798 – January 12, 1860) was a United States federal judge.

Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Ingersoll read law to be admitted to the bar, and received an A.M. from Yale University in 1827. He was in private practice in New Haven, Connecticut, and was clerk of the court for the U.S. District Court and U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Connecticut from 1820 to 1853. He was a probate judge in New Haven from 1829 to 1853. He was a state's attorney of Connecticut from 1849 to 1853.

On April 6, 1853, Ingersoll was nominated by President Franklin Pierce to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut vacated by Andrew T. Judson. Ingersoll was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 8, 1853, and received his commission the same day. He served until his death, in 1860, in New Haven.

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Preceded by
Andrew T. Judson
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
1853–1860
Succeeded by
William Davis Shipman