Charles Abbot STEVENS, Congress, MA (1816-1892)

STEVENS Charles Abbot , a Representative from Massachusetts; born in North Andover (then a part of Andover), Essex County, Mass., August 9, 1816; attended Franklin Academy at North Andover; manufacturer of flannels and broadcloths at Ware, Hampshire County, Mass., in 1841; member of the State house of representatives in 1853; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1860 and 1868; served as a member of the Governor's council 1867-1870; unsuccessful for election in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; was subsequently elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alvah Crocker and served from January 27 to March 3, 1875; resumed the manufacturing business; died in New York City April 7, 1892; interment in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Ware, Mass.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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