02/04/1836 - 12/15/1888

BOYLE, Charles Edmund, a Representative from Fayette County; born, February 4, 1836 in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa.; graduated, Waynesburg College (now Waynesburg University); proprietor, Genius of Liberty (1859-1861); lawyer (1861-1888); elected, District Attorney, Fayette County (1862-1865); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1866 and 1867 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1868 term; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1867); president, Democratic State Convention (1867-1874); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1872, 1878); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1876, 1880, 1888); elected, United States Congress (1883-1887); State manager, West Pennsylvania State Hospital (1882); director, First National Bank (1882); Presidential appointee, Chief Justice to the Washington Territory (November, 1888-1888); died, December 15, 1888 in Seattle, King County, Washington; interred, Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Biography

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Charles Edmund Boyle went on to serve in congress

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