Charles H. Prince

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"(May 9, 1837 -- April 3, 1912) Charles Henry Prince was a(n) postmaster, merchant, soldier, cashier of a bank, superintendent, public servant, and American politician. Charles was born in Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine and moved to Augusta Georgia in 1866. He served as postmaster in Maine and in Augusta, Georgia (1870-1882), State superintendent of education, delegate to the State constitutional convention, delegate to the Republican National Convention (1872, 1876, and 1880), and as a member of the Maine State senate in 1901. Prince also served during the Civil War as a captain of Company C, 23rd Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry (September 10, 1862 - July 15, 1863). He was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (July 25, 1868 - March 3, 1869) and upon presenting credentials as a Member-elect was not permitted to qualify for the 41st Congress. [Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at]"

Member of Georgia Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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