Charles L. Valentine

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Charles L. Valentine (October 16, 1846 – April 13, 1925) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

He was born on October 16, 1846 in Genesee County, New York. He moved to Wisconsin in 1849, settling in Janesville, Wisconsin. During the American Civil War, Valentine enlisted in the Union Army and served with the 5th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was severely wounded in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, which resulted in the loss of his right foot. Valentine was elected to the Assembly in 1900 and was re-elected in 1902. Additionally, he was Clerk and Postmaster of Janesville and Register of Deeds of Rock County, Wisconsin. In 1918, Valentine served as mayor of Janesville. He was a Republican. Valentine died in Janesville, Wisconsin after being ill for two years.[1][2]


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1903,' Biographical Sketch of Charles L. Valentine, pg. 1106
  2. ^ 'Charles L. Valentine-obituary,' Manitowoc Herald-News, April 14, 1925, pg. 3

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