Charles Matteson, American judge. member Rhode Island Senate, 1870-1871, 1871-1872.
Matteson, Charles was born on March 21, 1840 in Coventry, Kent Company, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Asahel and Julia (Johnson) Matteson.
A.M., Brown U., 1861 (Doctor of Laws, 1891). Law student, Harvard, 1862-1863.
Admitted to bar, 1864. Member Rhode Island Senate, 1870-1871, 1871-1872. The American Association For Justice, 1875-1891, chief justice, 1891-1900, Supreme Court of the Rhode Island.
Resigned. President Rhode Island Humane Education Society, since 1914. Director Centreville National Bank of Warwick, January 10, since 1871, vice president January 20, since 1913. Home: Providence, R.I.