Charles D. Newton

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Charles Damon Newton (May 25, 1861 Birdsall, Allegany County, New York – October 30, 1930 Geneseo, Livingston County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician.


He was the son of Daniel Newton and Polly A. Brundage Newton. On August 10, 1887, he married Nellie E. Durfee.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (43rd D.) from 1915 to 1918, sitting in the 138th, 139th, 140th and 141st New York State Legislatures.

He was New York Attorney General from 1919 to 1922, elected on the Republican ticket at the New York state election, 1918, and re-elected at the New York state election, 1920.


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New York State Senate
Preceded by
John Seeley
New York State Senate
Succeeded by
William A. Carson
Legal offices
Preceded by
Merton E. Lewis
New York Attorney General
Succeeded by
Carl Sherman