FLOYD, Charles Albert (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.

Bryn Mawr College
The Adelman Collection
Bryn Mawr, PA
Papers: 1853, 1 item.
A letter from Charles Albert Floyd to G. C. Bronson written on April 30, 1853. In the letter, Charles Albert Floyd recommends his neighbor, James Walters, for the position of weigher in the custom house.