Charles Stewart Todd Edit Profile
Graduated from College William and Mary, 1809. Attended Litchfield (Connecticut) Law School.
Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1811. Served as volunteer acting quartermaster in left wing of Northwestern Army in War of 1812, commissioned colonel and inspector general, 1815. Secretary of state Kentucky, 1816.
Franklin County representative in Kentucky Legislature, 1817-1818. Appointed by President Monroe as diplomatic agent in Colombia (South America), 1820. Commissioner to Presbyterian General Assembly, 1837.
Campaigned for William Henry Harrison for United States President, 1840, collaborated with Benjamin Drake in writing campaign biography of Harrison. Published Cincinnati Republican. Appointed by President Tyler as United States minister to Russia, 1841.
A commissioner to negotiate with Indian tribes on Mexican border, 1850. Editor Louisville Industrial and Commercial Gazette.
Married Letitia Shelby, June 16, 1816, 12 children.