08/09/1838 - 11/10/1905

BETTS, Charles Malone, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Warminster Township, Bucks County, Pa., August 9, 1838; lieutenant colonel, Companies E and F, 160th Regiment, 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1862-1865, Civil War; congressional medal of honor recipient); lumber merchant; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1885 and 1887 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1889); bank director and trustee, Trades’ League; died, November 10, 1905 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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