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Charles G. Bennett

Charles Goodwin Bennett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1899
Preceded by John H. Graham
Succeeded by Frank E. Wilson
Personal details
Born December 11, 1863 (1863-12-11)
Brooklyn, New York
Died May 25, 1914 (1914-05-26) (aged 50)
Brooklyn, New York
Citizenship  United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Marie Louise Floyd-Smith Bennett

Marguerite Tennan Bennett

Alma mater New York Law School
Profession lawyer

politician

Charles Goodwin Bennett (December 11, 1863 – May 25, 1914) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York.

Biography

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Bennett was the son of George C. Bennett, and attended the public schools. He graduated from Brooklyn High School, and from New York Law School in 1882. He was admitted to the bar in 1882, commenced practice in Brooklyn. He married Marie Louise Floyd-Smith, who died in 1913. He subsequently married Marguerite Tennan in 1914.[1]

Career

Bennett was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress.

Elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses, Bennett served as U. S. Representative for the fifth district of New York from March 4, 1895 to March 4, 1899.[2] He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Fifty-sixth Congress in 1898.

Bennett was Secretary of the United States Senate from January 29, 1900, to March 4, 1913, when a successor was elected. He returned to Brooklyn, ended active business pursuits, and lived the rest of his life in retirement.

Death

Bennett died in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on May 25, 1914 (age 50 years, 165 days). He is interred at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.[3]

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Preceded by
John H. Graham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1895 to March 4, 1899
Succeeded by
Frank E. Wilson

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