Charles Albert FLOYD, Congress, NY (1791-1873)


FLOYD, Charles Albert, a Representative from New York; born in Smithtown, Suffolk County, N.Y., in 1791; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; county clerk in 1820 and 1821; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; district attorney in 1830; member of the State assembly in 1836 and 1838; president of the board of trustees of Huntington 1837-1840; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); county judge of Suffolk County 1843-1865; supervisor of the town of Huntington 1843-1865; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Commack, Long Island, N.Y., February 20, 1873; interment in the Methodist Church Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present