The Road to Civil War

Charles L. Beale

(March 5, 1824 — January 30, 1899) Charles Lewis Beale, a Representative from New York; born in Canaan, Columbia County, N.Y., March 5, 1824; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1844; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1849 and commenced practice in Canaan, N.Y.; moved to Kinderhook, N.Y., in 1852 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1861); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1860 to the Thirty-seventh Congress; delegate to the Union National Convention at Philadelphia in 1866; resumed the practice of law; died in Hudson, N.Y., on January 30, 1899; interment in Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, N.Y. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at]

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