Charles Horace HOLMES, Congress, NY (1827-1874)


HOLMES, Charles Horace, a Representative from New York; born in Albion, Orleans County, N.Y., October 24, 1827; attended the public schools, Albion (N.Y.) Academy and was graduated from the Albany Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced practice in Albion; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Noah Davis and served from December 6, 1870, to March 3, 1871; was not a candidate for renomination; resumed the practice of law in Albion, N.Y., where he died October 2, 1874; interment in Mount Albion Cemetery.

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