Charles Dougherty (Florida politician)
He moved to Florida in 1871, settled near Port Orange, and engaged in planting. He served in the State house of representatives from 1877 until 1885, including as speaker in 1879. He was elected as a Democrat to United States House of Representatives for the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889). He resumed agricultural pursuits before again becoming a member of the state house of representatives in 1891, 1892, 1911, and 1912. He served in the State senate from 1895 until 1898.
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- United States Congress. "Charles Dougherty (id: D000445)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Charles Dougherty at Find a Grave