Charles C. B. Walker
Born in Drewsville, New Hampshire, near Bellows Falls, Vermont, Walker completed preparatory studies. He moved to Corning, New York, in 1848. He was Postmaster of Corning 1856-1860, as well as a contractor engaging in the hardware and lumber business. During the Civil War, he served as brigade quartermaster with the rank of captain in the New York State Militia. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at Charleston in 1860 and at Baltimore in 1872.
Subsequently, he resumed his former business activities. He served as member of the board of control of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station from June 10, 1885 until his death. In addition, he was Chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee from 1887 until his death.
State Senator Charles E. Walker (1860–1893) was his son.
- United States Congress. "Charles C. B. Walker (id: W000047)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Charles C. B. Walker at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
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from New York's 29th congressional district
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|Party political offices|
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|New York State Democratic Committee Chairman
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