Charles W. Lynde

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Charles W. Lynde (1790 in Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts – 1860 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


He was the son of John Lynde (1745–1817) and Sarah (Warner) Lynde (1753–1829). He removed to Sherburne, Chenango County, New York, and was there in business with his brother Tilly Lynde for some time. He married Cynthia Thompson, a daughter of Judge Joel Thompson (1760–1843), and later they removed to Homer, Cortland County.

Lynde was Surrogate of Cortland County from 1828 to 1832.

He was an Anti-Masonic member of the New York State Senate (6th D.) from 1831 to 1834, sitting in the 54th, 55th, 56th and 57th New York State Legislatures.

In 1838, he removed to Brooklyn and practiced law there.

Congressman William Pitt Lynde (1817–1885) was his nephew.


New York State Senate
Preceded by
Thomas G. Waterman
New York State Senate
Sixth District (Class 4)

Succeeded by
Levi Beardsley