Charles Denison

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Charles Denison
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1863 – June 27, 1867
Preceded by Hendrick B. Wright
Succeeded by George W. Woodward
Personal details
Born (1818-01-23)January 23, 1818
Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania
Died June 27, 1867(1867-06-27) (aged 49)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic

Charles Denison (January 23, 1818 – June 27, 1867) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Charles Denison (nephew of George Denison) was born in Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania. He received a liberal education, and was graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1838. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Denison was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses and served until his death in Wilkes-Barre. He was a delegate to the 1864 Democratic National Convention. Interment in Forty Fort Cemetery in Kingston, Pennsylvania.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Hendrick B. Wright
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

Succeeded by
George W. Woodward