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CHARLES PITT RAMSDELL


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1858 Union
1859 People's Republican
 Counties   Mercer, Venango

Biography

05/11/1825 - 09/16/1882

RAMSDELL, Charles Pitt, a Representative from Mercer and Venango Counties; born, May 11, 1825 in Oneida County, NY; printer; teacher; proprietor, Venango American Citizen; elected as a Unionist to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1857; reelected to the House as a People's Party Republican in 1858; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1859); proprietor, Oil City Monitor; journal clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate; cattle farmer; elected, Virginia House of Delegates (1871-1872); unsuccessful campaign, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia (1873); appointed, United States Marshal, Eastern District of Virginia (1874-1882); elected, chair, Virginia State Central Committee (1880); died, September 16, 1882 in Centralia, Chesterfield County, Virginia; interred, Centralia Cemetery, Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, Virginia.