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congressman , lawyer

Charles Andrews was a United States Representative from Maine.

Background

He was born in Paris, Maine on February 11, 1814.

Education

Graduate Hebron

Career

He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1837. He commenced practice in Turner, Maine before returning to Paris. He was elected as a member of the Maine House of Representatives 1839-1843, serving as speaker in 1842. He became clerk of the courts for Oxford County, Maine on January 1, 1845, serving three years. He was elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore in 1848.

He was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1851, until his death in Paris on April 30, 1852. Interment is in Hillside Cemetery.