Charles Dougherty (Florida politician)
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He was born in Athens, Georgia. He attended the public schools of Athens and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. He moved to Florida in 1871, settled near Port Orange, and engaged in planting. He was a member of the State house of representatives 1877-1885, and served as speaker in 1879; elected as a Democrat to United States House of Representatives for the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889); resumed agricultural pursuits; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1891, 1892, 1911, and 1912; served in the State senate 1895-1898; died at Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., on October 11, 1915; interment in Pinewood Cemetery.
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- United States Congress. "Charles Dougherty (id: D000445)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Charles Dougherty at Find a Grave
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