04/05/1821 - 01/15/1897

ABBOT, Charles Frederick, a Representative from Philadelphia; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Ma., April 5, 1821; private, Company I, 33rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1863, Civil War); shoe and leather merchant, Richmond, Va. And Buffalo, NY; 1845 manufacturer, cotton goods, Philadelphia (1845-1859); engaged, real estate and building operations (1849-1897); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1859, 1860, 1861 and 1862 terms; gubernatorial appointee, Committee to Investigate Supply Fraud to the Federal Army (Civil War); member, Board of Public Education, Philadelphia (1868-1897); died, January 15, 1897 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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