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Charles Sweetser

Charles Sweetser
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
Preceded by Daniel Duncan
Succeeded by John L. Taylor
Personal details
Born (1808-01-22)January 22, 1808
Dummerston, Vermont
Died April 15, 1864(1864-04-15) (aged 56)
Delaware, Ohio
Resting place Oak Grove Cemetery
Political party Democratic

Charles Sweetser (January 22, 1808 - April 14, 1864) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Dummerston, Vermont, Sweetser moved with his parents to Delaware, Ohio, in 1817. He attended the public schools. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1832 and commenced practice in Delaware, Ohio.

Sweetser was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1853). He served as chairman of the Committee on Public Expenditures (Thirty-second Congress). He resumed the practice of law. He died in Delaware, Ohio, April 14, 1864. He was interred in Oak Grove Cemetery.



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