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Charles Henry Litchman

labor union administrator

Charles Henry Litchman, American labor union administrator. member school committee Marblehead, 1873-1876; member legislature, Massachusetts, 1879; member United States Industrial Commission, 1900-1902.

Background

Litchman, Charles Henry was born on April 8, 1849 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William and Sarah E. (Bartlett) Litchman.

Education

Educated public schools and 2 years at Marblehead Academy. Studied law 15 months.

Career

Secretary State and International Grand Lodge Knights of Saint Crispin (Shoemakers), 1875-1878. General secretary Knights of Labor, 1878-1881, and 1886-1888. Member school committee Marblehead, 1873-1876.

Moderator town meeting several years. Member legislature, Massachusetts, 1879. Special agent treasury department under President Harrison, 1889-1893.

Member United States Industrial Commission, 1900-1902. Home: Newark, New Jersey.

Membership

Member school committee Marblehead, 1873-1876. Member legislature, Massachusetts, 1879. Member United States Industrial Commission, 1900-1902.

Connections

Married M. Annie Shirley, February 5, 1868.

father:
William Litchman

mother:
Sarah E. (Bartlett) Litchman

spouse:
M. Annie Shirley