O'Neill, Charles

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1840
Full name
Charles O'Neill
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Republican
Government
US House of Representatives
State legislature

Charles O'Neill (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
O’NEILL, Charles, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., March 21, 1821; was graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., in 1840; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Philadelphia; member of the State house of representatives 1850-1852 and in 1860; served in the State senate in 1853; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1871); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1870 to the Forty-second Congress; elected to the Forty-third and to the ten succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1873, until his death in Philadelphia, Pa., on November 25, 1893; interment in West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Montgomery County, Pa.
“O'Neill, Charles,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=O000093.
How to Cite This Page: "O'Neill, Charles," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/12530.