Charles M. Harris

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Charles M. Harris
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865
Preceded by William Kellogg
Succeeded by Abner C. Harding
Personal details
Born (1821-04-10)April 10, 1821
Munfordville, Kentucky
Died September 20, 1896(1896-09-20) (aged 75)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic

Charles Murray Harris (April 10, 1821 – September 20, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born in Munfordville, Kentucky, Harris attended the common schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar. He moved to Illinois and located in Oquawka, Illinois, where he commenced the practice of his profession. Harris was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1864 to the Thirty-ninth Congress. He died in Chicago, Illinois, September 20, 1896. He was interred in Oquawka, Illinois.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Kellogg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th congressional district

1863-1865
Succeeded by
Abner C. Harding