Charles Le Moyne MITCHELL, Congress, CT (1844-1890)


MITCHELL, Charles Le Moyne, a Representative from Connecticut; born in New Haven, Conn., August 6, 1844; was graduated from Cheshire Academy in 1863; traveled in Europe, Asia, and Africa; returned to New Haven, Conn., and engaged in the manufacture of silver-plated ware and brass; member of the State house of representatives in 1877; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887); chairman, Committee on Patents (Forty-ninth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1886; moved to New York City in 1886; but retained his former business interests in Connecticut; died in New York City March 1, 1890; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.

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