Log In

Charles Read

jurist , iron manufacturer

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