Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Buckley, Charles Anthony

Buckley, Charles Anthony, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, N.Y., June 23, 1890; attended the public schools; contractor and builder in New York City since 1914; member of the board of aldermen of New York City 1918-1923; State tax appraiser 1923-1929; chamberlain of New York City 1929-1933; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

BUCKLEY, Charles Weldron, a Representative from Alabama; born in Unadilla, Otsego County, N.Y., February 18, 1835; attended the public schools in that town and also in Freeport, Ill., where his parents moved in 1846; was graduated from Beloit College, Wisconsin, in 1860 and from the Union Theological Seminary in New York City in 1863; entered the Union Army February 9, 1864, and served as chaplain of the Forty-seventh Regiment, United States Colored Volunteer Infantry, and of the Eighth Regiment, Louisiana Colored Infantry, until January 5, 1866, when he was mustered out; Alabama superintendent of education for the bureau of refugees and freedmen in 1866 and 1867 and resided in Montgomery; delegate to the convention which framed the constitution of Alabama in 1867; engaged in agricultural pursuits, banking, the fire-insurance business, and mining; upon the readmission of the State of Alabama to representation was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress; reelected to the Forty-first and Forty-second Congresses and served from July 21, 1868, to March 3, 1873; was not a candidate for renomination in 1872; probate judge of Montgomery County 1874-1878; resumed banking and also engaged in the fire-insurance business; postmaster of Montgomery 1881-1885, 1890-1893, and 1897-1906; delegate to the Republican National Convention in St. Louis in 1896; died in Montgomery, Ala., on December 4, 1906; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Buckley, Charles Anthony," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.911 Original Sources, accessed September 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DL7XXJS9K2BGRDQ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Buckley, Charles Anthony." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.911, Original Sources. 26 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DL7XXJS9K2BGRDQ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Buckley, Charles Anthony' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.911. Original Sources, retrieved 26 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DL7XXJS9K2BGRDQ.