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  Matthews, Charles
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameCharles Matthews
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New Castle, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born October 15, 1856
Died December 12, 1932 (76 years)
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Jun 09, 2007 08:37am
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InfoMATTHEWS, Charles, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., October 15, 1856; attended the public schools until fourteen years of age; later employed in rolling mills as a roll turner and attended night school; delegate to the Republican State convention in 1886; member of the city council 1887-1893; sheriff of Lawrence County 1897-1900; engaged in manufacturing and banking; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress; again engaged in banking; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1916; appointed county commissioner of Lawrence County, Pa., on November 26, 1924, and served until January 2, 1928; died in New Castle, Pa., December 12, 1932; interment in Graceland Cemetery.

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