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Charles Read

Charles Read, American jurist, iron manufacturer. member Burlington City Assembly, 1757-1760, speaker, 1751-1754; member New Jersey Government's Council, 1758-1774.

Background

  • Read, Charles was born on February 1, 1715 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Anne (Bond) Read.

  • Works

    • Author: Charles Read’s Notes on Colonial Agriculture most fruitful known source of information on agriculture in American colonies, edited by C.R. Woodward, now in Rutgers University Library).

    Membership

    Member Burlington City Assembly, 1757-1760, speaker, 1751-1754. Member New Jersey Government's Council, 1758-1774.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Thibou, at least 2 children, Jacob, Charles.
    • father: Charles Read
    • mother: Anne (Bond) Read
    • spouse: Alice Thibou
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    Born February 1, 1715
    Died December 27, 1774
    (aged 59)
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