Denison, Charles

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1838
Full name
Charles Denison
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
4
Family
Lazarus Denison (father), Elizabeth Carpenter Denison (mother), Ellen Elizabeth Huling (wife)
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives

Charles Denison (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
DENISON, Charles,  (nephew of George Denison), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Wyoming Valley, Pa., January 23, 1818; received a liberal education, and was graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., in 1838; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Wilkes-Barre; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses and served from March 4, 1863, until his death in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., June 27, 1867; interment in Forty Fort Cemetery, Kingston, Pa.
"Denison, Charles," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000235.
How to Cite This Page: "Denison, Charles," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/5559.