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  Ingersoll, Charles J.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameCharles J. Ingersoll
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born October 03, 1782
DiedMay 14, 1862 (79 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedChronicler
May 12, 2007 10:06am
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InfoINGERSOLL, Charles Jared, (son of Jared Ingersoll and brother of Joseph Reed Ingersoll), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., October 3, 1782; received an academic training; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1802 and commenced practice in Philadelphia, Pa.; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815); chairman, Committee on the Judiciary (Thirteenth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1814, having been appointed United States district attorney for Pennsylvania, and served in that office, 1815-1829; member of the State improvement convention in 1825; member of the State house of representatives in 1830; member of the State constitutional convention in 1837; appointed secretary of the legation to Prussia March 8, 1837; unsuccessful candidate in 1837 for election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Francis J. Harper in the Twenty-fifth Congress; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1838 to the Twenty-sixth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1849); chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1848; appointed Minister to France in 1847 but was not confirmed by the Senate; died on May 14, 1862, in Philadelphia, Pa.; interment in the Woodlands Cemetery.

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Father Jared Ingersoll 1749-1822
Brother Joseph R. Ingersoll 1786-1868

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  12/06/1847 US House Speaker Lost 0.38% (-41.92%)
  02/01/1847 US Ambassador to France Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  10/13/1846 PA - District 04 Won 41.74% (+7.08%)
  10/08/1844 PA - District 04 Won 42.88% (+1.77%)
  10/10/1843 PA - District 04 Won 55.45% (+10.90%)
  10/13/1840 PA - District 03 Won 54.25% (+8.50%)
  10/09/1838 PA - District 03 Lost 46.91% (-6.18%)
  06/29/1837 PA District 03 - Special Election Lost 48.83% (-2.33%)
  10/11/1814 PA - District 01 Lost 11.41% (-2.23%)
  10/13/1812 PA - District 01 Won 13.63% (-0.02%)
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