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Charles Ray Brayton, American lawyer. member Rep.

Background

Brayton, Charles Ray was born on August 16, 1840 in Warwick, Rhode Island, United States. Son of William Daniel and Anna Ward (Clarke) Brayton.

Education

Educated Brown U., 1859-1861.

Career

Enlisted as First lieutenant, 3d Rhode Island Vols., subsequently heavy artillery, August 27, 1861. Captain, November 28, 1862. Lieutenant colonel, November 17, 1863.

Colonel, April 1, 1864. Honorary mustered out of volunteer service, October 5, 1864. Bvtd. brigadier general, United States.V., March 13, 1865.

Appointed captain 17th United States Infantry, March 7, 1867. Resigned, July 6, 1867. Admitted to bar, 1891.

United States pension agent, Rhode Island, 1870-1874. Postmaster, Providence, 1874-1880. Chairman Republican State Central Committee, 1876-1877.

Chief Rhode Island State Police, 1886-1887. Member Republican National Committee, 1896-1912. Home: Warwick, R.I.

Membership

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Connections

Married Antoinette Percival Belden, March 13, 1865.

father:
William Daniel Brayton

mother:
Anna Ward (Clarke) Brayton

spouse:
Antoinette Percival Belden